Disappearing cities, incorrect borders, mistaken detour instructions. Google Maps is a great resource when it's accurate -- and a major source of confusion when it's not
Taking on water
What happened to two French islands off the coast of Newfoundland in May 2010? According to Google Maps, they went the way of Atlantis -- entirely submerged by water.
The person who reported this error to Google clearly had fun with it, writing, "Saint-Pierre & Miquelon: There are roads, but the land appears to be missing. That's probably a problem: I'm pretty sure they haven't sunk beneath the waves yet."