Umak (world)

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Umak/Iselle (Ustral Quadrant 2920)
Classic Era (1115)
D545766–5
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population7 Moderate (70 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G1 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Umak is a preindustrial, agricultural world.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This system is part of the Bowles Cluster.

Monostellar System[edit]

Umak Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Umak Primary Yellow G1 V None


System Data[edit]

System:

  • 0 Gas Giants
  • 2 Planetoid Belts
  • 3 Other Worlds

Mainworld Data[edit]

Umak has an Importance rating of -1 (Unimportant).

  • Importance Extension- -1
    • (The Importance Extension (Ix) ranks worlds within a region. It governs the locations of capitals and trade routes. )

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Umak has a pressure of 0.43 to 0.70 atmospheres.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Imperial Landed Nobility[edit]

This world is a member of the Solomani Confederation and has no Landed Nobility.

World Starport[edit]

Umak has a poor quality starport.

  • A Class D Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many skilled personnel who can perform minor repair work.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class very rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Umak possesses a Technology Level of TL–5.

World Government[edit]

Umak is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .

World Law Level[edit]

Umak has a Law Level of 6.

  • All firearms except shotguns prohibited

World Military[edit]

No information yet available

World Economy[edit]

Economics: ( 9 6 6 −2 )

  • Resources-9 (Moderate)
    • (Resources are any materials available for processing and exploitation. They include natural resources, minerals, ores, metals, energy sources, biological assets, and any other materials of limited availability.)
  • Labor-6 (Millions)
    • (Labor is the workforce available for the processing and exploitation of Resources.)
  • Infrastructure-6 (Limited)
    • (Infrastructure is the established technical structures that support exploitation of resources. Infrastructure includes roads, power grids, communications, and factories.)
  • Efficiency- -2 (Fair)
    • (Efficiency reflects the current economic system, and includes sensible legal procedures, appropriate tariffs, customs promoting a balanced work ethic, rewards for merit, and social structures which match ability and job. Negative Efficiency is worse. Efficiency at -1 or less turn the RUs available negative: the Inefficiencies are so destructive as to make the economy a net drain. Such barriers represent a welfare state; cultural influences which do not value wealth, even physical limitations. On the other hand, since some economies have positive efficiencies: positive multipliers increasing available RU. )
  • Economic Extension- 19
    • (The Economic Extension (Ex) is the strength of a world economy and provides basic insights into the economy’s structure and capabilities.)
  • Resource Units- -648
    • (The world's budget.)

Trade Data[edit]

  • Ag-Agricultural
  • Pi-Pre-Industrial

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Culture[edit]

Culture: [ 6 6 4 4 ]

  • Homogeneity-6 (Harmonious)
    • (Homogeneity is a measure of the degree to which members of society hold common beliefs. Members of very homogeneous cultures are in strong agreement on the fundamentals of society (usually basic rights, religion, and methods of interaction). Members of non-homogeneous cultures hold many different beliefs on the fundamentals of society.)
  • Acceptance-6 (Aloof)
    • (Acceptance is the degree of xenophobia ( or xenophilia ) in the culture. High Acceptance is evidenced by friendliness to outsiders and offworlders; Low Acceptance is characterized by fear or rejection of outsiders.)
  • Strangeness-4 (Somewhat distinct)
    • (Strangeness is the degree of difference from the norms of interstellar society. High Strangeness is evidenced by unusual or outwardly incomprehensible actions, statements, or responses in the course daily activity. Low Strangeness reflects activities close to interstellar norms.)
  • Symbols-4 (Concrete)
    • (Symbols used by the culture may range from the concrete (idols; totems; statuary) to the abstract (symbolized belief systems; group affiliations).)

World Language/s[edit]

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available

World Infrastructure[edit]

Umak possesses limited infrastructure

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available

UWP Listing[edit]

D545766–5

  • Starport-D (Poor)
  • Size-5 (8,000 km)
  • Atmosphere-4 (Thin; Tainted)
  • Hydrosphere-5 (50%)
  • Population-7 (app. 30,000,000)
  • Government Type-6 (Captive Government / Colony)
  • Law Level-6 (All firearms except shotguns prohibited)
  • Technology Level-5 (Mass Production)

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