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I have two shape files, with the same coordinate system (File 1 and File 2).
I have defined the Projection/Coordinate System of File 2 in ArcGIS using ArcToolbox using the Data Management Tools/Projections and Transformations/Define Projection.
For selecting the coordinate system. I have used the import button and have it use the same coordinate system of file 2.
Everything seems right the current coordinate system of both files is the same, but the files don’t align /overlap. What is wrong with these files? The only strange thing that I find is the Units that in both cases are “Unknown Units”.
The data source box of both files is the same :
Data Type: Shapefile Feature Class Shapefile: C:\SIG\Cartografia\Cartas_uso_do_solo\CLC06_PT\CLC06_PT.shp Geometry Type: Polygon Coordinates have Z values: No Coordinates have measures: No Projected Coordinate System: ETRS_1989_Portugal_TM06 Projection: Transverse_Mercator False_Easting: 0.00000000 False_Northing: 0.00000000 Central_Meridian: -8.13310833 Scale_Factor: 1.00000000 Latitude_Of_Origin: 39.66825833 Linear Unit: Meter Geographic Coordinate System: GCS_ETRS_1989 Datum: D_ETRS_1989 Prime Meridian: Greenwich Angular Unit: Degree