how do i geocode latitude longitude for the Northwest Territories, Canada

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12-01-2016 03:06 PM
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I have my own base map that i created, I have an excel spread sheet with lat, longs and I want to plot it into my map. 

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Hi Sara,

What software are you using to plot these points?

If you are using ArcGIS Online, you can essentially drag and drop a CSV file with lat/long onto the map and it will plot the points (using Chrome or Firefox). 

CSV, TXT, and GPX files—ArcGIS Online Help | ArcGIS 

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Hi I am using ArcMap Desk top

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Hi Sara,

Please follow the directions listed here:

Adding x,y coordinate data as a layer—Help | ArcGIS for Desktop 

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