e_globe family is similar to e_geo_3d e_map, or e_map_3d.

Scatter 3D

airports <- read.csv(
  paste0("https://raw.githubusercontent.com/plotly/datasets/",
         "master/2011_february_us_airport_traffic.csv")
)

airports %>% 
  e_charts(long) %>% 
  e_globe(
    environment = e_stars_texture(),
    base.texture = e_globe_texture(), 
    globeOuterRadius = 100
  ) %>% 
  e_scatter_3d(lat, cnt, coord.system = "globe", blendMode = 'lighter') %>% 
  e_visual_map(inRange = list(symbolSize = c(1, 10)))