Barsoom (world)

From Traveller Wiki - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far future
Jump to: navigation, search
Barsoom/Jardin (Solomani Rim 0239)
Classic Era (1115)
A55499B-D
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population9 High (3 billion)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech LevelD Average Stellar (holo data)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2
jumpmap?sector=Solomani+Rim&hex=0239&options=8451&jump=3&scale=32&junk=junk.png
Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Barsoom is a high-population world with a billion or more sophonts in population size.

  • This world has a nearby Naval Base, usually associated with military starships.
  • This world has a nearby Military Base, usually associated with military ground forces.
  • This world has a colony at Arisia (world).

Description (Planetology)[edit]

Barsoom is a planetary oddity: a small world with a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere and a significant amount of water. Although close to its red dwarf sun, it is not tide-locked and has two small moons. which appear to be captured planetoids -- though no planetoid belt exists in the system. These anomalies have fueled speculation about planetary engineering performed by a pre-Human civilization.

Because the planetary ecology is quite fragile, the government tightly regulates all on-planet economic activity. Recently the government has taken independent action against the pirates who plague the subsector.


IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

0239 Barsoom (Solomani)

Starport: Class V - Naval Base.

Diameter: 2,400 miles (3,800 km). Gravity: 0.27g.
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 36%.
Climate: Warm.
Population: 3.6 billion.
Government: Bureaucracy.
Control Level: 6.
Tech Level: 10.
World Trade Number: 5.5.


History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Barsoom is an important, high-population world with three small moons, located in Jardin Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

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