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Getting shapefile in right projection using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have an older map that I didn't create. I'm just trying to get everything to line up on it, and having a hard time. The data frame is in NAD_1927_UTM_Zone_12N, as are the point shapefiles (derived ...
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Convert decimal degrees to meters [duplicate]

I have a shapefile. The coordinates (Lat/Long) are projected as decimal degrees. But, I want to re-project it to meters. How can I do it with ArcMap?
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Layers with same coordinate system still do not overlap, as they should, even after ArcToolbox Define and Project tools [duplicate]

For ArcMap 10.3: I had two shapefiles, that at one point, were in different coordinate systems. Shp#1 was in NAD_1983_Texas_Centric_Mapping_System_Albers and Shp#2 was in ...
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Layers not showing up together in ArcGIS even when in same coordinate system [duplicate]

I have two layers in my project and both are being set to same coordinate system. But still they both son't show up together. Can someone please help me out in this. Projected Coordinate System: ...
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Projected maps should but do not overlap in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I am very new to ArcGIS and trying to build a series of layers of data in ArcGIS 9.3.1 for a river catchment in Leicestershire, using data from several sources. All data covers at least the area of ...
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Why is shapefile not drawing in expected location after (or before) using Define Projection tool? [duplicate]

I have downloaded this zipped shapefile of bus routes from the City of Houston data portal. I then performed these steps in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1: Extracted the shapefile from the *.zip Added this ...
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Same coordinate system - shapefiles don't overlap [duplicate]

I have two shapefiles and two rasters (dem), and while I put them in the same coordinate system (Greek grid), it seems that they don't overlap. But one is the boundaries of a county, and another the ...
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Shapefiles are not lining up [duplicate]

I have two shapefiles with the same projection, but they could not overlay each other. I understand that the extent is different, but I could not figure out how to change it. Here are the two layers ...
user70622's user avatar
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Using coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a few layers. The layers have been made by a different company. So How do I combine them all together so that they have the same coordinate systems? I already add the layers, right click &...
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Can two files have the same coordinate system and still don't align /overlap? [duplicate]

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/...
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Spatial data not aligning after Define Projection? [duplicate]

I have three shapefiles and two buffers made from two separate shapefiles. I was trying to do a spatial join and it kept coming up with an empty file even though there was clearly overlap. I realized ...
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Why do my layers that are in the same projection not align? [duplicate]

The data matches up along the left and right sides, but not in the center. According to the data frame properties window, all of the layers are in the same projection. However, the Snowplow Routes ...
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Defining projection, reprojecting, and wrong area values [duplicate]

My data: http://water.usgs.gov/GIS/dsdl/aquifrp025.tar.gz (USGS circa 2003 data on aquifers in the contiguous U.S.) Program: ArcGIS 10.1 The shapefile has no coordinate system or spatial reference. ...
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Opening .bil and .tif files in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcMap 10.3 on Windows 10. I have a number of .bil and .tif files pertaining to altitude and weather data. I want to open these in ArcMap. When I attempt to add them to the map I get this ...
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Overlaying two shapefiles and projecting one of them from Geographic to Projected Coordinate System? [duplicate]

I am trying to project a shapefile which is in Geographic Coordinate System i.e. Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 to a Projected coordinate system i.e. Map Grid of Australia Zone 55 using GDA 94 ...
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