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I have some a layer which contains some points. The coordinate of the points should be GPS points. However, the coordinate of these points are not correct. What should I do?

I am using QGIS. If I use Coordinate Reference System WGS84/EPSG4326, the coordinate of these points are around (178.xxx, 0.3xxxx). However, the coordinate of these points should be around (103.xxxx, 1.3xxxx). The files are .shp files. The files should use WGS84 coordinate reference system.

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We'll need some more information to go on. How do you know the points are incorrect? Where did the correct and incorrect points come from? In what way are they wrong? Which software are you using? What are you trying to achieve? –  MerseyViking May 30 '12 at 12:32
    
We're still a bit short on detail. Are you using the GPX plugin, or are they coming from a CSV file? Are they definitely coming in as WGS84 long/lat? Are they being reprojected in QGIS, or is everything set up to use WGS84? As a guess, it sounds to me like it's a problem with your source data. –  MerseyViking May 30 '12 at 14:17
    
user7842 Please provide more information on this question or this question will be closed. –  Mapperz May 30 '12 at 17:01
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closed as not a real question by MerseyViking, iant, whuber Aug 14 '12 at 21:06

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