Explains some of the directions I've gotten in the past, actually. Still better than the iPhone mapping app, though.A South Pacific island, shown on marine charts and world maps as well as on Google Earth and Google Maps, does not exist, Australian scientists say.The supposedly sizeable strip of land, named Sandy Island on Google maps, was positioned midway between Australia and French-governed New Caledonia.
But when scientists from the University of Sydney went to the area, they found only the blue ocean of the Coral Sea.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
They just discovered what really happened to Emilia Earhart
She was navigating with Google Maps: