Aquila is the name of the most meridional continent on Hyperion . Its real name is López in honor of a middle-level bureaucrat in the old Survey Service, the name of Aquila is because its eagle-shaped form.
The continent has a tropical climate and is famous for its expansive flame forrests. Aquila is scarred by a large canyon crossing the continent called The Cleft.
Notable locations are: Port Romance (the only important city in the continent),the Perecebo plantations , The Kan river , the flames forrests of Tesla Trees, and the Bikura village with it's hidden labyrinth entrance through an ancient basilica in which the Bikura worship daily.