Glossary of Worlds
Earth. Location of the origin of the human species. Orbits the star Sol in the Sirius Sector. Became dangerously radioactive as a direct result of a plan by Aurorans leaving large portions of the planet uninhabitable. After several failed attempts by the Galactic Empire to transplant large tracts of contaminated soil, the finally inhabitants where transported to Alpha. Earth is unique in the size of its huge natural satellite, known simply as the Moon, which is over a quarter of the diameter of Earth.
- Diameter: 12,756 km.
- Distance from Sol: 150,000,000 km.
- Year: 1 galactic standard years
- Mass: 6 x 1021 tons
- Surface temp: 288oK
Places of interest. (Ancient era)
- Schenectady. Location of the central plant of US Robots and Mechanical Men.
- Duckbill Mountain. Top three quarters destroyed by a battery-powered disinto built by robot AL-76
Places of interest. (Spacer era)
- New York City. Home of Elijah Baley. Population: >20,000,000; Area; >5,000 square Km. Containing >400Km of Expressway.
- New York City Spaceport. To the east of the City.
- Spacetown. Place on the edge of New York City inhabited by members of the Spacer worlds. Established in 4696AD. Disbanded in 4721AD
- Yeast Farms.
- Three Mile Island. A narrow island, about 3 miles long, in the middle of the Susquehanna River in close proximity to ancient Harrisburg..
Places of interest. (Galactic era)
- Chica. One of the largest cities on Earth in 827GE. Contains the Institute for Nuclear Research where the Synapsifier was developed by Affret Shekt.
- Fort Dibburn. Imperial garrison close to Chica.
- Procurators Palace. Five square miles of garden artificially maintained in the Himalayan mountains and home to the Procurator of Earth.
- Washenn. Capitol of Earth. Location of the government's Council Chamber.
- Forbidden Areas. Places where the radioactive levels are particularly toxic.
- Temple of Senloo. Base used by Earth Zealots to launch an attack on the Galaxy with biological weapons. Destroyed in 828GE.
- Senfran, Bonair, Conair. Cities
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