Simpson Desert

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Simpson Desert
Simpson Desert neighbouring systems
Simpson Desert neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -271.39:-100.01[e]
Spectral class G9V[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Simpson Desert
Planetary flag of Simpson Desert
Planetary flag of Simpson Desert
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
6 days[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3025[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Count Jan Erikson[1]
Population 619,000[1]
HPG (Representative) A[1]
(Precentor Phillipe Ortez)[1]

Planetary Garrison[edit]

3137[edit]

3145[edit]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Despite the name of the planet, the Simpson Desert is covered with beautiful thick forests, rolling hills and fields, and jagged rock formations that obscure movement. It is not a desert that world's name suggests. A mistake stemming from the first survey of the planet by early explorers.[30] A spice discovered on this world Simpson's Delight (discovered by Professor Waldo Simpson) was used by chefs in a new dish known as "Simpson's Dessert." This dish gave the world it's name. When a clerk in the Terran Hegemony entered the name into their database, one "s" was accidentally dropped, leading to the name "Simpson's Desert."[1]

The world is home of remains of Fort Verdun, a fort used by the first Star League.[31]

Planetary History[edit]

In 3137 Simpson Desert was captured by the Lyran Commonwealth, with Camacho's Caballeros capturing the planet after the defending Third Tamarind Regulars put up a fierce resistance.[2]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years). Closest planets first:

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Albert Falls 5.84 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Eromanga 15.04 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ashburton 15.56 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Chalouba 16.48 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kakada 19.15 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Loongana 29.26 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Mundrabilla 30.10 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Tchamba 36.47 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Home 38.26 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Wolof 40.98 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Paradise 41.59 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kilarney 43.77 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Tamarind 43.89 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Conakry 45.39 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Cajamarca 46.27 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kosciusko 47.87 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Loyalty 48.58 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Diamantina 51.66 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Shasta 54.55 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bowang 54.98 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Escobas 55.03 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Labouchere 55.75 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Millungera 56.16 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Niihau 58.26 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ibarra 58.80 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Saltillo 59.66 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Curaumilla 59.94 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 161, "Planet Guide"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. 179-180, "Camacho's Caballeros"
  3. Field Manual: 3145, p. 116, "Free Worlds League Military"
  4. Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  5. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succesion War [2822] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succesion War [2864] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  13. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 25, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3057] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  20. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  21. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  22. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map"
  23. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - March 3081"
  24. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  25. Touring the Stars - Free Worlds League section
  26. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  27. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  28. Fire at Will, p. ??
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  30. Fire at Will, p. 207
  31. Fire at Will, p. 208

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