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Keystone

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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Keystone
Keystone nearby systems (3151)
Keystone nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -125.089 : -105.506[e]
Spectral class F6V[1][2]
Recharge time 177 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1][2]
Keystone
Planetary Flag
Planetary Flag
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
13.87 days[1][2]
Moons 1 (Ea)[1][2]
Surface gravity 1.1[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Low (Tainted) (3067)[1]
Thin (Tainted/Poisonous) (3079)[2]
Equatorial temperature 35°C (Temperate)[1][2]
Surface water 35%[1][2]
Highest native life Plants[1][2]
Reference Year 3067[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Prime Minister Alexander Iwasaki (3067)[1]
Capital Darras[2]
Population 3,100,250,000 (3067)[1]
3,100,300,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-C-A-B[1][2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary InfoEdit

Keystone has two continents named Gilbratar and Rosetta. The capital city, Darras is located on Rosseta.[2]

The planet is a harsh world that was initially settled for its supply of minerals and other raw metals. The presence of these materials more than made up for the thin atmosphere and poisonous soil. By 3067 most of the raw materials were exhausted, but the extensive factories on the world remained. These factories were the cause of Keystone's final environmental collapse. Poisons float freely through the air and fill the soil.[1]

All buildings on Keystone possess high power air filtration units that remove the poisons. This cleaned air is then used by the population, but remains very thin, requiring the population to use breathing masks and environmental suits. Other environmental hazards include very sharp rock formations all over the planet, which require armoring the enviro suits. Though the world is nominally self-sufficient thanks to hydroponic gardens, most of Keystone's food supply is imported.[1]

Most of the factories maintain at least one area that is pressurized to Terran-normal. The smaller factories usually have a single dome, and rely on staff members who are used to the thin air. The Earthwerks facility on the planet is the exception: The entire facility has been brought together under one dome and it is pressurized to Terran-normal standards.[1]

Military DeploymentEdit

Industrial CentersEdit

LocationsEdit

  • Fort Meade - a Star League era fortification[38]

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 44 systems (41 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
August 10.1 Ariel 11.6 Drusibacken 18.2 Lancaster 19.7
Dickinson 22.7 Asellus Australis 26.4 Asellus Borealis 27.6 Bainsville 27.6
Bedeque 28.2 Rasalas 28.2 Oceana 28.8 Washburn 30.3
Angell 34.4 Sophie's World 34.7 New Olympia 35.3 Sarkel 36.0
Kirkenlaard 38.5 Jászberény 41.7 Tiber 41.9 Merak 43.5
Tania Australis 43.7 Campbelton 43.8 Lungdo 45.4 Grobin 45.7
Autumn Wind 46.1 Gallatin 47.3 Helm 48.1 Nova Roma 50.6
Kyeinnisan 51.1 St. Gall 53.3 Stewart 53.9 Köln 54.5
Marik 54.6 Abadan 55.6 Tania Borealis 56.1 Emris 56.9
Flychenia 57.0 Adhafera 57.8 Avior 58.3 Tongatapu 58.4
Pavia 59.7 Kolobrzeg 60.1 Gannett 60.4 Szombathely 61.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 Handbook: House Marik, p. 61, "Keystone Planet Profile"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 9, "Keystone"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Marik Commonwealth world within the Free Worlds League befor [2270] and after at their founding in [2271]"
  4. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 25, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3057] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  20. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 63, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  21. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "FWLM Deployment Map [3079]"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  27. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 254, "SLDF - Free Worlds League Military Command Map"
  28. Field Report 2765: FWLM, p. 9, "Atrean Dragoons"
  29. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  30. Objective Raids, p. 38, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  31. Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 112, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  32. Field Manual: Updates, p. 160, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  33. Field Report: FWLM, p. 8, "Marik Commonwealth"
  34. Field Manual: 3085, p. 91, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  35. Field Manual: 3145, p. 171, "Clan Force Deployments - Wolf Empire"
  36. Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 9, "Earthwerks Incorporated"
  37. Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 9, "Exeter Corporation"
  38. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 113, "14th Mechanized Infantry Division"

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