Frozen World

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A Frozen World is most often located substantially beyond the Habitable Zone of a system (HZ+2 or greater) and environmental temperatures are well below the freezing point of many gases.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Frozen worlds are often also vacuum worlds although substantial atmospheres may also be present.

Planetary Characteristics[edit]

TC Non-temperate World Series (Inhospitable) (IISS Scout Handbook, pgs. 490-491)
Type Code Size Atm Hyd Pop Gov Law Remarks
Inferno World None 23456789 -- 0 -- -- -- Inferno World. HZ -2.
Hot World Ho -- -- -- -- -- -- Hot. HZ -1.
Cold World Co -- -- -- -- -- -- Cold. HZ+1.
Frozen World Fr 23456789 -- 123456789A -- -- -- Frozen. HZ +2 or outer.

Probably Planetary Orbit & Climate[edit]

No information yet available.

World Placement by Zone (IISS Scout Handbook, pgs. 490-491) (← starward) Habitable Zone / HZ] (staraway →)
TC Inner (-) HZ-2 HZ-1 HZ HZ+1 HZ+2 Outer (+) Remote & Far Systems Remarks
Fr No - - - Possible Likely Likely Possible Frozen Worlds occur with and without atmospheres. Many Vacuum Worlds possess frozen climates.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Frozen worlds may be particularly valuable in systems where water or other valuable resources are at a premium. Worlds with frozen water are often valuable resource sources for terraforming companies. Bombarding a promising world with ice asteroids is often a very successful practice leading to a world with an increasingly desirable hydrography rating.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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