The Sahara (specifically, Tozeur, Tunisia) provided the setting for Star Wars' desert planet, Tatooine.
Photograph by LUCASFILM LTD, courtesy National Geographic
to observe or mark an important event with public and private ceremonies or festivities.
large settlement with a high population density.
area of land that receives no more than 25 centimeters (10 inches) of precipitation a year.
a group of 12.
community and interactions of living and nonliving things in an area.
display, often in a museum.
expression of good-bye and good luck.
ecosystem filled with trees and underbrush.
licensed group of connected works, such as films, books, and video games.
collection of stars, planets, gases, and other celestial bodies bound together by gravity.
set of sounds, gestures, or symbols that allows people to communicate.
legend or traditional story.
person whose ancestors were native inhabitants of North or South America. Native American usually does not include Eskimo or Hawaiian people.
people and culture native to the southwestern United States.
fictional narrative or story.
goods, services, ideas, and patterns of their use in a population.
art form that draws on knowledge of science for plot, setting, or character.
unique identifying feature or characteristic.
precipitation made of ice crystals.
to give birth to.
land permanently saturated with water and sometimes covered with it.
to turn written or spoken text into a different language.