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Thank you for the input. I've solved my issue. Long story short, I was importing the wrong elevation model file. See, the elevation data with which I'm working is an Arc grid, so several files work together to provide a meaningful elevation model in QGIS. (Forgive the triviality here, but this is new to me. In my case, I was importing dem_10.ovr, which ...
Import your csv file into QGIS (Layer > Add Layer > Add Delimited Text Layer...) Select the relevant CRS if prompted If not prompted, right-click the point layer, select Save As... then choose ESRI Shapefile as format, and select the relevant CRS: Note: always use the Save As... option when converting to different a CRS.
If you are planning to perform spatial analysis using your data, I suggest you to reproject all your data into one projection, either using ArcGIS or FME. Sometimes the reprojections does not work perfectly on the first try, you may need to try a couple times to get it right.
If you've access to ArcGIS, open a new map, add a 'basemap' from the server, with a known coordinate system, and then add your two data files. One or both of them will come in without a defined coordinate system. Then change the coordinate system on the MXD until they all line up properly. The one that works will be the coordinate system to assign to your ...
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