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The 23rd century was when global warming finally caught up with the Earth. Three-quarters of the planet's landmass was drowned by water. Humans built islands and colonised parts of the oceans for research and other uses. London was totally flooded. (GAME: TARDIS, Shadows of the Vashta Nerada) Venice prepared to finally submerge into the waters of the Laguna. (AUDIO: The Stones of Venice)

Elsewhere on Earth, the underwater base Poseidon 8 was invaded by the Vashta Nerada, infected with an illness and attacked by a rampaging alien shark after the USS Eldridge nearby released a burst of vortron radiation. During a Yuletide season in this century, the Eleventh Doctor found a cure for the illness, while Amy helped him send the shark and Vashta Nerada back to their rightful times and places. (GAME: Shadows of the Vashta Nerada)

The Eighth Doctor's companion Sam Jones spent three years in this time zone, from approximately 2202-2205, while she was separated from him. (PROSE: Seeing I)

In the early 23rd century, the Septima IX generation ships were commissioned and built in the dockyards of the Mars Orbital. One generation ship, G7-MXX, carried generations of humans on their journey to the rimworlds on the galactic rim. (PROSE: In Passing)

In the later half of the century, a series of Summerfields were directors of the Caprisi Military Academy. (PROSE: Dead Romance)

The Corsair kept a sub-dimensional void in a hatbox in 23rd century Swindon. (COMIC: Weapons of Past Destruction)

The Great Recession occurred during this century and went on to affect much of Mutter's Spiral. The resulting economic difficulties coupled with technical issues surrounding the planned atmospheric ionisation technique led to the Martian terraforming project being cancelled. Although the plan was altered so as to create several artificial suns and place them in orbit around Mars, it never got off the drawing board due to the high financial cost involved. (AUDIO: Deimos)

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The Fourth Doctor with James T. Kirk. (COMIC: Assimilation²)

In a parallel universe, Earth was a member of the United Federation of Planets during this century. In the 2260s, the Fourth Doctor travelled to the planet Aprilia III, where he met Captain James T. Kirk, Mr Spock, Dr. Leonard McCoy and Montgomery Scott of the Federation starship USS Enterprise and assisted them in defeating a Cyberman invasion of the planet. (COMIC: Assimilation²)

The Eleventh Doctor obtained Bobby Moore's jersey at a Venusian auction. (COMIC: They Think It's All Over)

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