History and specificsEdit
It was a very relaxing planet that bore a marked resemblance to the more-pleasant areas of Alaska.
Around the beginning of the year 2365, Commander William T. Riker reluctantly took a 72-hour shore leave on Gamma Origi III on Captain Jean-Luc Picard's orders. During this vacation he went mountain climbing and allowed his beard to grow in. (TNG novel: Strike Zone)