The release cites the story of a motorist looking for Mildura, a city in southeastern Australia, who was sent into the Murray-Sunset National Park, a remote area. Police tests confirmed that Apple Maps located Mildura approximately 70km away from its actual location.
The police report that there is no food or water available in the area, that temperatures can reach 46 degrees (Celsius, or 115 Fahrenheit). "Some of the motorists located by police have been stranded for up to 24 hours without food or water and have walked long distances through dangerous terrain to get phone reception."
Until the matter is addressed, the police recommend using other maps.
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