In event of magnetic pole shift maps to be turned upside down
La Lune de la presse internationale
Other events that would be set off by a sudden pole shift, such as tidal waves, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, apocalyptic food shortages, societal breakdown and loss of basic cable channels, would be "relatively minor details," they said.
"What is going to be difficult is for everybody to have to look at their maps the wrong way," said UW Historian Dustin DeAttik. "You ever looked at the world map upside down? It's stressful."
In a positive development, an iPhone application will soon be released that will automatically correct the maps, it was reported to the La Rochelle Times.