Ocean World

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An Ocean World is almost entirely covered with water, a necessary ingredient for conventional life, but it has more than a Water World. They are also known as Panthalassic worlds.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

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Planetary Characteristics[edit]

TC Water World Series (Water) (IISS Scout Handbook, pgs. 490-491)
Type Code Size Atm Hyd Pop Gov Law Remarks
Ice World Ic Any 01 123456789A -- -- -- World with much of its water in ice form.
Average Water World None Any -- 123456789 -- -- -- World not completely covered in water.
Water World Wa 56789 -- A -- -- -- World covered in water. Average depth oceans.
Ocean World Oc ABC -- A -- -- -- Panthallasic world. Deep water oceans.

Probably Planetary Orbit & Climate[edit]

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
Wa - - Unlikely Yes Unlikely - - - Water Worlds are almost always found within the HZ.
Oc - - Unlikely Yes Unlikely - - - Ocean Worlds are almost always found within the HZ.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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