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Limspace Classification

Difficulty 3/5 Hostile entities combined with the difficulty of navigation and natural dangers of the deep ocean make this limspace treacherous to inhabit or explore.
Entity Count 4/5 Many common entities inhabit this limspace, harmless and otherwise.
Chaos Gradient 0/5 Physical law remains consistent across this limspace.
Basset-Frazier Index 2.333/5 The entity count of this limspace, in combination with the dangers of the deep ocean, ranks it in the middle on the Basset-Frazier Scale.

Description

The Ocean is a vast, expansive ocean that composes the bulk of the Deep Sea limspace system. Its total volume is placed at roughly five quintillion cubic kilometers. The Ocean is, on average, 20 kilometers deep, with the seafloor composing of various underwater biomes. Depth fluctuates massively, however; in some places, the seafloor can rise enough to form solid landmass, forming archipelagos and isolated islands. The largest landmass discovered to date measures out at a land area of about 34.6 km2.

The water that composes the Ocean has proven non-anomalous and safe for consumption. The water itself is, surprisingly, fresh water, and does not require filtration to become drinkable. Many entities inhabit the Ocean, varying from normal fish, to massive sea monsters capable of consuming several humans in one swallow.


Areas

Surface

The surface of the Ocean is the safest location within the limspace. The day cycle lasts about 18 hours, with 9 being daylight and 9 being nighttime. This limspace also has two moons, causing nighttime to be much brighter than on Earth. The surface is prone to dense cloud cover, rain, and occasional storms.

The weather system on the surface is relatively normal, with predictable wind patterns based on pressure differences. The highest recorded wind speed on the surface was during the Black Eye storm, with wind speed clocking in at 460 mph.

Open Ocean

The Open Ocean composes the vast majority of the Ocean. It's a vast, empty void with miles of water in all directions. Where the Open Ocean starts and ends is still debated, but the general consensus is that everything below the Surface and more than 100 feet above the Seafloor is considered part of the Open Ocean. Depending on depth, various entities inhabit this level; most notably, Superwhales are particularly fond of this environment, and is considered their natural habitat.

The deeper you go, the darker it gets, until no starlight can reach at all and you are plunged into crushing darkness. As you continue to descend, wildlife becomes increasingly alien and exotic, until the amount of nonstandard species is higher than the quantity of normal aquatic life.

Seafloor

The Seafloor is, as can be expected, located at the very bottom of the Ocean. It is a vast surface of rock and stone, with flat plains, rolling hills, mountains, and trenches. Many species that inhabit this zone are vaguely recognizable as crustaceans, and scuttle along the Seafloor in search of food. The Seafloor can reach depths of over 30 km, as is described in the Black Trench section.

The pressure this deep down is enormous. Permanent settlement is, to say the least, difficult, and even with access to advanced technology and robotic assistance, the establishment of any permanent facility here is incredibly hard. This has only ever been achieved once, and is detailed in the Black Cliff section.

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