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I am new to GIS software. I've played with Google earth a bit and am familiar with downloading Canadian topographic maps. Anyways, I've been playing around with qgis. I have imported a few georefferenced tiff files and a gpx file.

I am having difficulty displaying the raster maps correctly though. The maps looks squished in the vertical dimension. If I zoom in each pixel is not square, it is a short/fat rectangle. I feel like it has to do with the coordinate system?

Does anyone have any ideas what i might do/read up on in order to figure out how to make the pixels square and the maps not stretched?

marked as duplicate by underdark qgis Apr 21 '17 at 17:34

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You can reproject the raster in QGIS using the Warp tool. From the menu click Raster > Projections > Warp (reproject). You will need to match the CRS to the base layer.

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