I have a shapefile/accompanying projection files etc:
CURRENT.prj CURRENT.shx CURRENT.shp CURRENT.dbf CURRENT.sbx CURRENT.sbn
I also have a CSV of geocoded (lat/long) points.
I load up my lat long points using
add delimited text layer save them using:
use spatial index with X == longitude and y == latitude. I set the CRS as WGS 84. This loads up nicely and in the expected shape.
However, when I load my shapefile I no longer see my points and I only see the contents of my shapefile. My CURRENT.prj file shows:
If I look at the layer properties it's using NAD83 as its CRS.
It's not clear to me if the points are no lining up with my shapefile or are simply scaled to a size that isn't visible. I have tried several different CRS settings to no avail. How do I go about debugging this?
It actually just seems to depends what I load up first. If I load up my lat/long points I see those, if I load up my shapefile I see that instead. I never see the second thing I load. "Zoom to Layer" has no effect either way, I can only zoom to the first thing I loaded.
If I go "set project CRS from layer" I can then switch between "zooming" to my points or shapefile. Looks like they're just mapping to very different places (projecting isn't working)?
My shapefile's coordinates are in the 600k, 600k range, while my point coordinates are all in their lat/long (think -70, 40) so it definitely looks like it's not projecting correctly.
For reference I am new (as in a few hours of messing around) to GIS.