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If It’s not on your map, you probably won’t go there

This blog article first appeared on Smallville.com.au Australia's premier blog for small business and entrepreneurs

It's a funny thing about maps ...

Tom Street in the Sydney suburb of Ermington can be found on map 212 of the 2005 UBD Sydney Street Directory. But you’ll have a problem trying to drive there; because it’s not actually there.  A quick search of Google Maps satellite imaging confirms that it never was there. It’s a fake street.

Just one of the many fake streets, fake cemeteries, fake Scout Halls and a collection of other made-up Sydney landmarks that were deliberately printed in old paper street directories.

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