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

Zanderij nearby systems (3151)
Zanderij nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -178.124 : 265.428[e]

The Zanderij system was the location of at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the Clan Jade Falcon Occupation Zone.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Zanderij system is located near the Esteros and Atocongo systems.[3][4]

System History[edit]

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

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Zanderij is probably best known as the location of a combined Kell Hounds/Clan Wolf ambush of the Red Corsair in 3055. The Red Corsair's WarShip dropped two Overlord class DropShips in the asteroid field surrounding Zanderij, and the Hounds and Wolves attacked. The assault was successful, destroying one of the Overlords and sending the WarShip on the run.[38] More importantly, an Inner Sphere officer who was captured by the Red Corsair was freed and provided valuable intelligence to the Hounds. This intelligence would eventually lead to the Red Corsair's destruction.[39] August 20, 3055The Kell Hounds and Clan Wolf used intelligence previously gained to lay an ambush in the asteroid belt of ZanderijKell Hounds, 31st Wolf Solahma ClusterThe CorsairsDecisive Kell Hound/Wolf victory. The Corsairs lost one Overlord dropship and Nelson Geist was rescued.


Clan Jade Falcon forces assaulted Zanderij during the second week of June 3070, one of a number of planetary assaults launched by the Falcons against the Lyran Alliance during the Jihad. The fighting on Zanderij would last until the 12th August, when a combination of LAAF and Clan Wolf-in-Exile forces would drive the Falcons offworld.[40]

The Jade Falcons would attack Zanderij again in 3074 or very early 3075; this time, forces from Iota Galaxy landed on Zanderij, only to find themselves engaging three mercenary units: Greenburg's Godzillas, the Tooth of Ymir and Thor's Hammers. The Thor's Hammers mercenary unit, commanded by Major Napoleon Hobart, had recently taken receipt of a battery of newly-manufactured Helepolis 'Mechs which had been organized into a battery of Artillery 'Mechs commanded by Captain Gustav Colt. Colt was a veteran artilleryman from the 12th Star Guards, a multi-regiment mercenary unit destroyed during the initial Clan invasion. Colt and the motley collection of 'Mechs armed with artillery weapons known as "Hobart's Funnies" proved hugely effective against the Jade Falcon forces, pinning Iota Galaxy down with a constant artillery barrage and preventing the Falcon forces from breaking out of their initial landing zone. The Jade Falcons attempted to remove Colt's forces by launching a head-hunting attack using Elementals, only to discover that the Hammers had predicted the attack and screened the Funnies extensively with conventional forces; the Elementals were wiped out by the Hammers, leaving the surviving elements of Iota Galaxy little option but to withdraw.[41]

Military Deployment[edit]



Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 28 systems (25 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Esteros 20.7 Atocongo 21.4 Santana 21.9 Great X 23.3
Yeguas 23.9 Beta Regulus 25.8 Timkovichi 27.9 Deia 38.3
Sargasso 38.9 Arc-Royal 39.6 Morges 40.8 Bountiful Harvest 41.1
Wrociaw 41.4 Blumenort 43.7 New Exford 46.5 Biuque 49.4
Hamilton 51.3 Manx 51.7 Dukambia 51.8 Jorvikland 53.2
Mkuranga 54.8 A Place 54.8 Mississauga 55.2 Incukalns 57.3
Babaeski 58.7 Krievci 60.8 Antares 62.3 Zhongshan 64.5


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  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  29. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 75, "Lyran Alliance Map"
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  32. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
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  35. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  36. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  37. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  38. Operational Turning Points: Red Corsair, p. 23
  39. Operational Turning Points: Red Corsair, p. 24
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 41.3 Technical Readout: 3075, p. 182, "HEP-2H Helepolis"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. 129, "Deployment Table - 3085"