Monday, May 8, 2017

Google Maps sends flood of tourists wrong way in Norway

Thanks to Google Maps, hundreds of tourists got to visit a tiny, idyllic town in Norway. The problem? They were all 19 miles away from where they needed to be. The tourists were all looking for the Preikestolen cliffs, a geological formation in western Norway. When they tried to find a route there, however, a glitch in Google Maps sent them to the wrong side of the fjord from the cliffs. They flooded the town, and didn’t really understand when the locals tried to explain. From the sounds of it, the residents were simultaneously confused and amused by the tourists’ plight.…

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