August 28, 2016

"Microsoft has misplaced Melbourne, the four-million-inhabitant capital of the Australian State of Victoria."

the register: A search on Bing Maps for “Melbourne, Victoria, Australia” says the city is at 37.813610, 144.963100... by Simon Sharwood

'The co-ordinates are right save for one important detail: Melbourne is at 37.8136° South. Bing's therefore put it in the wrong hemisphere.

'The Register's Australian outpost has tried searching for a few other major cities in Victoria and beyond and believes this is an isolated and probably-fat-fingered error.'

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