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Orbital photo of Capsica, a small world hotter and drier than Earth Orbital photo of Capsica, a small world hotter and drier than Earth. A Capsican Gazetteer
by Chris Wayan, 2012-16


Why this elaborate reference page? For myself, mostly--I used it to build the planet! Gets hard to keep track of every mountain.

Roots of names: rather than creating fictional Capsican tongues to justify placenames, I've decided to trace their real origins; it reveals much about the creative process. Most do have roots in Earth languages, though I recognized some sources only long after coining them. Most refer to hot things, as seemed only right for Capsica. Though the definition of hot is broad indeed. Had to be. Planets are big. Even little planets are big. I needed lot of names.

Map of Capsica, a hot planet.
Nohaa Island Ralopa Islands Arctic Is. off Bel Notahi Peninsula Eastern Bel Bel: Fulisse Peninsula Continent of Chai Cape Corona Kurai Peninsula Hi and Vepra Yaku (west) and Az (east) Isle of Goret Continent called The Eel Prath Peninsula Continent of Kifura Isle of Valiha Ri Kshen Isles Mt Artho, large tholus, NE Arch Arch, north coast Ekurre Range South Pole Giant World Map

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