Banff (world)

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Banff/Drinsaar (Reaver's Deep 1831)
Classic Era (1115)
C516310-A
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population3 Low (6 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law0 No Law
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1
jumpmap?sector=Reaver%27s+Deep&hex=1831&options=8451&jump=3&scale=32&junk=junk.png
Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Banff is an icy, low-population world, with a population less than 10,000 sophonts in population size, warranting hazardous environment precautions.


Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

A small airless world being exploited by the Banff System Company from Collin's World (Reaver's Deep 1631).

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Banff was originally surveyed by the Third Imperium in the mid 400s, having been passed over by almost everybody else in the Deep.

Although lanthanum was discovered on it, its commercial usefulness was limited until the Nakatomi Company of Collin's World founded a mining colony in 994, shortly before the Solomani Rim War. However, Nakatomi was thoroughly dependent on Imperial contracts, and went bankrupt in 1120 when the Federation of Daibei pulled back to the old Imperial border. This stranded the miners. They formed a provisional government and are hanging on, but are not expected to last much longer without an influx of cash and technology spares. Currently, the Provisional Government is trying to cut deals with the Gralynites and the Rintarnans. So far, the negociations are still underway.

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  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com