The salt flats were used for the exterior of the Lars homestead on Tatooine. The interior was filmed in Hôtel Sidi Driss, which is located in Matmata, 300 kilometers away. Check Out More http://goo.gl/fb/32f0Al Chott el Djerid #Lake - #Tunisia  #africa #nature #places

The salt flats were used for the exterior of the Lars homestead on Tatooine. The interior was filmed in Hôtel Sidi Driss, which is located in Matmata, 300 kilometers away. Check Out More http://goo.gl/fb/32f0Al Chott el Djerid #Lake - #Tunisia #africa #nature #places

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-Panorama looking N across salt lake towards Atlas Mtn.                         N...

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-Panorama looking N across salt lake towards Atlas Mtn. N...

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-Souvenir Shop-Panoramic view SE-NW from top of 'Shrine'-6 photo stit

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-Souvenir Shop-Panoramic view SE-NW from top of 'Shrine'-6 photo stit

Chott el Jerid in Tunisia is a large salt lake in southern Tunisia and the largest salt pan of the Sahara with a surface area of over 7,000 km². Due to the extreme climate with annual rainfall of only 100 mm and temperatures reaching 50° C, water evaporates from the lake. In summer Chott el Jerid is almost entirely dried up, and numerous fata morganas occur.Chott el Jerid was used as a filming location for the Star Wars series.  Photo by Dunja

Chott el Jerid in Tunisia is a large salt lake in southern Tunisia and the largest salt pan of the Sahara with a surface area of over 7,000 km². Due to the extreme climate with annual rainfall of only 100 mm and temperatures reaching 50° C, water evaporates from the lake. In summer Chott el Jerid is almost entirely dried up, and numerous fata morganas occur.Chott el Jerid was used as a filming location for the Star Wars series. Photo by Dunja

Chott-el-Djerid (salt lake), Tunisia

Chott-el-Djerid (salt lake), Tunisia

Chott el Djerid, salt lake in Tunisia photo

Chott el Djerid, salt lake in Tunisia photo

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-Panorama looking N across salt lake towards Atlas Mtns.

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-Panorama looking N across salt lake towards Atlas Mtns.

Toilets next to the road in Chott el Djerid, a large endorheic salt lake in southern Tunisia.

Toilets next to the road in Chott el Djerid, a large endorheic salt lake in southern Tunisia.

Chott el Djerid, salt lake in Tunisia, Africa

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Chott el Djerid, salt lake in Tunisia, Africa

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-view NW back along the Tozeur to Kebili road

Tunisia-Chott El Djerid Salt Lake-view NW back along the Tozeur to Kebili road

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