projection

Correction projection in ArcMap from WGS 1984 to UTM NAD 1983 Zone 17

Probably one of the most common problem for any ArcMap user is the projection.  When map making, it is important to use the correct map projection to represent a location as effectively as possible.  When mapping small regions, districts or countries, it is important to project your data to a Universal Mercator Transformation (UTM).  In this video, we take a set of WGS 1984 maps and reproject it to UTM NAD 1983 Zone 17 for Toronto, Ontario.

In this video, batch operations can be handy for large data processes.  Personally, I like to prepare them in advance in MS Excel and copy it over, just in case I make modification on specific datasets.  You will also notice that we can run operation one-at-a-time.

You’ll also notice that we also employed a Geographic Transformation.  If you need more information on this, let me know.  I can certainly make a video for this.

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