In the Star Wars Prequel trilogy, we are shown only one side of Tatooine, while the other is on the far side:


What does the other side (hemisphere) look like? Is there a map of the area?

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    What does the other side look like? Sandy. What kind of weird crazy planet doesn’t have the same type of environment over its entire surface??? Jan 5, 2019 at 11:39
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    Oh, yes, of course, but I meant areas of hills and canyons, such as the Jundland wastes in New Hope, they must be on the back side, and the Dune Seas. Jan 5, 2019 at 13:25

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We see a ship approaching Tatooine from a different angle in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. As you can see, the topography is very similar to that of the other side.

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This image below comes courtesy of Star Wars: The Old Republic (and as such is non-canon) but again, we can see the general character is that of a featureless desert-world.

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