(CNN) -- There's a new warning about using the Apple Maps app. It comes from police in Australia.

Officials in the city of Mildura are warning drivers using Apple Maps to find the city.

The app has placed Mildura more than 40 miles away in the desolate Outback!

Police call it's a "potentially life-threatening issue."

Several drivers have needed rescuing, in 100-plus degree heat, after getting lost and stranded.

An Apple spokesman didn't comment specifically on this issue, but said that Apple is working hard to fix its Maps app.

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