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Projection Exercise How-To

You will be able to tell if you have done this exercise correctly by adding all the data sources to a data frame in ArcMap and clearing the Coordinate System property.

cleared properties

looks good to me


Dying to know what the properties of the source data are? Not afraid to get flamed? Send me an e-mail message for the user and password for the answer.

If you want a more formal lesson in projections, coordinate systems, and datums, see my lesson for ESRM 250. Also I recommend The Geographer's Craft, including Peter Dana's excellent resources on projections, coordinate systems, and datums.

Phil Hurvitz, GIS Specialist

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