Mapping the world to the minute is a task.
And sure, Google Maps can mess up from time to time. But tourists in Australia looking for the country’s iconic Blue Mountains have been regularly led astray by the platform. Looking for sweeping Australian bush panoramas, they’ve instead been landing in a small, quiet cul-de-sac in a suburb called Dargan in New South Wales.
Reported by Fairfax, the Maps error has been causing hundreds of tourists punching “Blue Mountains” into the location search to mistakenly find their way to a pin near Valley View Road. It’s 30 minutes away from the desired landing spot of Katoomba, where many of the Blue Mountains’ tourist attractions, like the Three Sisters, are. Read more…
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Source: Mashable | Google Maps error sends tourists looking for Australia's Blue Mountains to a suburban cul-de-sac