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Old 11-06-2010, 01:42 PM   #1
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Default Nicaragua Raids Costa Rica, Blames Google Maps

An error on Google Maps has caused an international conflict in Central America.

A Nicaraguan military commander, relying on Google Maps, moved troops into an area near San Juan Lake along the border between his country and Costa Rica. The troops are accused of setting up camp there, taking down a Costa Rican flag and raising the Nicaraguan flag, doing work to clean up a nearby river, and dumping the sediment in Costa Rican territory.

http://searchengineland.com/nicaragu...gle-maps-54885
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Old 11-06-2010, 02:26 PM   #2
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Once again proving that 'military intelligence' is an oxymoron.

I know Nicaragua is poor, but to not even have real maps (i.e. non website maps) is pretty extreme.
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