Apple Australia map glitch: Snakes! In the desert!
"If you punch in Melbourne to Mildura, it still puts you in the middle of the park," he said. "So they've got it half right."
Police said people should not blindly rely on technology to get them to their location, although in fairness he said people could easily become misdirected over long stretches of road along the 377-km Mallee Highway.
"There's nothing to signpost, and people are just driving and driving when their GPS phone suddenly says turn," Clemence said.
"But anyone who has used a GPS would know, they all make mistakes. You have to use your common sense and your eyes, and if it doesn't look right, then it probably isn't right."
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook apologised to customers in September for problems with the new mobile mapping application and suggested they use a rival product from Google until the multitude of errors could be ironed out.
Apple also sacked the executive behind the mapping software, and handed responsibility for hardware and software design to the company's industrial design guru Jonathan Ive.
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