Lenkaa (world)

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Lenkaa/Old Suns (Dagudashaag 0904)
Milieu 1116
D403266-9
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population2 Low (900)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]
System Details
Primary A3 V G7 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Captive government
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 1148
Army size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 9
Economic Extension
811-3
Resources8Moderate
Labor1Low (90)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-3Poor
Importance -2
Resource Units 6
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Lenkaa is an icy vacuum world with little or no atmosphere and a significant quantity of water frozen on the surface. The system supports a population of fewer than 10,000. The governance of this world is from Gvadh (Dagudashaag 0906). It is a member of Third Imperium in the Old Suns Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Lancian Cultural Region and the Domain of Vland. Lenkaa, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. During the Long Night this world was named Gavlamaar.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Lenkaa is an unlikely site for a colony primarily because of the orbital distance from its primary star.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Lenkaa Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Lenkaa Primary Primary White A3 V
Lenkaa Companion Secondary Yellow G7 V


History and background[edit]

Colonists originally settled the world in 476 after a discovery of heavy metals and radioactives. The much dreamed-of mother lode was never discovered and, once the initial rush was over, Lenkaa settled down and became a regular supplier of high quality lanthanum ore. Today the mines are primarily owned by four, mainly family-run businesses with the Government of the planet being supervised by the Bhaital Council on Birkhi (Dagudashaag 1005). There is a great deal of animosity between the various families and blood feuds are common occurrences.

References and contributors[edit]

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