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Corridan

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CorridanEdit

Corridan
Corridan neighbouring systems
Corridan neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -38.01:121.45[e]
Spectral class G4V[1]
Planets 10[1]

The Corridan system was home to at least one habitable world, Corridan IV, and as at 3145 was located in the Clan Jade Falcon Occupation Zone.[2][3]

System DescriptionEdit

The Corridan system is located near the Baxter and Yed Posterior systems[2][3] and consists of a class G4V primary orbited by ten planets, at least one of which is habitable to humans.[1]

System HistoryEdit

The Corridan system was settled by the Lyran Commonwealth at some point during the Star League era after the end of the Reunification War.[4][5]

Corridan IVEdit

Corridan IV
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
8 days[1]
Moons 1 (Muse)[1]
Surface gravity 0.92[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 44°C[1]
Surface water 63%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Capital New Austin[1]
Population 3,145,000,000[1]

Corridan IV is the fourth planet in the system and has a single moon named Muse.[1]

Planetary HistoryEdit

Corridan IV was a keenly-sought colony world. The ecosystem was perfect for humans and their crops, with one small exception: The water supply was filled with lethal levels of heavy metals and a bacteria that would make every living plant or animal on the world toxic to humans. To prevent the colony from failing, the first colonists relied on imported water delivered by the Ice Ships of the Ryan Cartel.[1]

After studying the problem for years, a part-time chemical engineer named Gabriel Tal developed a unique fusion filtration system that could economically clean Corridan's water. 95% of all the toxins were removed via this process. Tal kept the process a secret and used it to form Water Pure Industries. This company grew to be the largest of the five Lyran water and air filtration systems manufacturers. Water Pure Industries traded publicly, but the company remained mostly in the hands of the Tal family throughout its history, with the company expanding through the addition of manufacturing sites on both Freedom and Ryde and distribution outlets on a dozen worlds dotted throughout the Federation of Skye. Though destroyed and damaged repeatedly during the Succession Wars, the company has always recovered and even thrived after being attacked - even though the main Corridan manufacturing plant was destroyed for the sixth time during the Jihad.[1]

By the time Corridan was ceded to the Republic of the Sphere, the scars from many raids covered the world. The citizens of Corridan undertook a massive beautification program, and these scars were erased. Combined with the fact that most of the population lives in large cities on Feyrun and Cederban, by the thirty-second century Corridan was once more a beautiful world.[1]

The world's major export in the thirty-second century was still filtration systems, but Corridan was also a noted exporter of agricultural produce and products from the many ranches on the world. Particular exports include certain native fruits and vegetables and meat from the Corridani grazer, a dim-witted creature that was approximately one and a half times the size of a Terran buffalo and which produced meat that strongly resembled beef[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary RulersEdit

3130Edit

  • Governor Hirihito Jalabama[1]
  • Planetary Legate Andrei Sergeinov[1]

Military DeploymentEdit

3025Edit

3028Edit

  • Twelfth Star Guards[30]
  • Second Regiment[30]

GeographyEdit

Corridan has a three major continents named Alorran, Cederban and Fayrun; Fayrun lies in the northern hemisphere, while Alorran and Cederban are located in the southern hemisphere.[1]

Planetary LocationsEdit

  • New Austin: the planetary capital city and base of operations for Corridani Forward, the largest shipping concern on the planet. Corridani Forward also operates a private starport located in or near New Austin.[1]
  • Rio Grande: largest city on Corridan IV; located seventy kilometers south of New Austin and the base of operations for Water Pure Industries.[1]

Industrial CentersEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Yed Posterior 6.6 Baxter 11.1 Eaglesham 14.0 Alexandria 20.4
Kimball II 21.8 Auldhouse 22.0 Phalan 22.2 Marfik 23.9
Yed Prior 24.2 Kannon 26.3 Symington 26.4 New Wessex 26.8
Freedom 29.6 Komephoros 29.7 Cebalrai 29.8 Ryde 30.6
Konstance 30.8 Izar 32.6 Sakhalin 33.3 Shionoha 34.8
Accrington 36.5 Balkan 36.8 Ganshoren 37.1 Vega 37.4
Dalkeith 38.1 Apostica 40.2 Alnasi 41.2 Eltanin 42.3
Carstairs 42.9 Alrakis 43.5 Eaton 43.8 Kessel 45.2
Carnwath 46.4 Morningside 46.6 Orestes 47.6 La Blon 49.0
Aubisson 49.3 Zebeneschamali 50.6 Unukalhai 52.4 Breukelen 53.9
Fatima 54.7 Kaus Borealis 55.4 Leganes 55.6 Port Moseby 56.7
Dromini VI 57.9 Kaus Australis 57.9 Tsukude 58.2 Edasich 58.4
Camlann 58.6 Al Hillah 58.6 Kirkcaldy 58.7 Glengarry 59.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 208, "Corridan IV World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth at their Founding [2341] Map"
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  13. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  24. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  25. Field Report: LAAF, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth Deployment Map [3079]"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  27. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  28. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.45, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"

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