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The biggest change you need to make to make this work is to provide an easy and abundant source of energy and food. For example, Eskimo/Inuit people mainly survive on hunting + fishing. They use the meat they hunt to eat, the skins the get from the animals to keep warm, and the fat from the animals to burn. Hunting, is however not a stable form of ...


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You have a chemical curiosity planet. A fascinating idea, but bear in mind that if you intend to have a science based story you won’t be able to randomly pick and choose exotic chemicals to populate your world with. For example Fluorides of gold are extremely reactive and would not survive for long in an environment with any ammonia present (probably forming ...


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Temperature and Pressure are directly related; meaning: when your Hearthstones radiate energy, they are increasing the pressure of the local atmosphere. If the atmosphere has somewhere of lower pressure to move to (cold areas or open to the surface somewhere) this pressure will propagate to those areas, aka breeze. Ground temperature is fairly stable below ...


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Mount Everest approaches the tallest possible mountain. In a 1.5g gravity well mountains would be much lower. A thicker atmosphere coupled with higher gravity might lead to increased erosion. A key parameter is the rotational speed of the planet. All other beings being equal I would expect it to be greater than Earth due to the increase in mass, so the ...


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Firstly, you would need to define 'circulation cells'. If you're talking about, say, low pressure surface systems, these are considered 'synoptic scale', and tend to be on the order of 1000km+ of horizontal distance. These surface lows circle Antarctica, for instance, riding the upper atmospheric river of air known as the jet stream. As wind exits troughs ...


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McMurdo base in the Antarctica hosts between 1250 and 250 people. An annual sealift by cargo ships as part of Operation Deep Freeze delivers 8 million U.S. gallons (6.6 million imperial gallons/42 million liters) of fuel and 11 million pounds (5 million kg) of supplies and equipment for McMurdo residents. Since you ask for technological solution, a cargo ...


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