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I have a CSV file with lat and long coordinates of several points. The coordinates are expressed in the following format: LAT -35,019470 LON -58,427770 (which is the format used in google maps to obtain the correct position of the points).

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I import the CSV as delimited text layer, use the EPSG:4326 coordinate system for both the layer and the OS Map layer, use the comma as decimal separator and semicolon as field separator (the sample data looks fine), use LON for X and LAT for Y.

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But when I add the layer, all the points are rendered in a very small cluster near Africa (I assume near to the 0,0 of the coordinate system). The shape of the points look ok, but not the scale nor the position.

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I go to where one of my known points should be, and see that OS Map has a different coordinate format:

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I have tried everything but cannot resolve this (clearly I have very little experience in GIS).

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    In the properties of the Tortuguitas layer it should tell you the coordinate system being used to display the data. It looks to me that it might be set to web mercator / same as the OSM map- it should be using WGS84/4326... Feb 9 at 20:50
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It looks like you imported your layer correctly, however there is a problem with your OSM Layer. The display shows coordinates in the millions, but the display CRS is 4326, which makes no sense. My guess is that the CRS of the OSM Layer was wrongly set to 4326 previously.

So, reset the CRS of the OSM Layer to EPSG:3857 / Web Mercator, and everything should be back to normal.

When managing layer CRS, it is important not to use the Set CRS function (unless you know the CRS has been wrongly set), because this breaks the spatial reference of the layer, and nothing lines up properly after.

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