Shikhamas (world)

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Shikhamas/Kiirkandin (Antares 2912)
Classic Era (1115)
E56A623-8
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population6 Moderate (5 million)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G0 V M6 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 3
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Shikhamas is a rich, nonindustrial water world, which has 90% or more of its surface covered in an ocean of water.

  • The inhabitants of this world live on the roughly 10% of exposed land mass, in underwater colonies, on city ships, or similar arrangements.
  • It has high-grade living conditions and life on this world is much admired by off-worlders.
  • This is a rich world with a prosperous and thriving world economy.
  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by Vargr sophonts located in the Kiirkandin Subsector of Antares Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This world is part of the Vulno Cluster.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Shikhamas Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Shikhamas Primary Primary Yellow G0 V None
Shikhamas Companion Secondary Red M6 V None


System data[edit]

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Mainworld data[edit]

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Mainworld geography and topography[edit]

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Native lifeforms[edit]

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History and background[edit]

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World Starport[edit]

Shikhamas has a frontier quality starport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Shikhamas possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft.

World Government[edit]

Shikhamas has a Participatory Democracy government.

  • It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Democracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

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Trade data[edit]

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World demographics[edit]

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World culture[edit]

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Historical data[edit]

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World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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