There is ... still ... confusion regarding the proper use of the Define Projection Tool versus the Project Tool.
"my data don't line up..."
"I am sure about the coordinate system..."
"everything is far apart onscreen..."
We have all been there. The written descriptions don't seem to catch on, so a visual guide might be what is needed.
Prior to proceeding... make sure you have seen the ...References... at the end of this section... that is what you need to understand.
So with tongue firmly planted in cheek...
Wrong Geographic Transformation
The choice really depends on:
And to cover some of the other combinations and permutations, just remember....things can get worse, before they get better...
Your visuals are excellent as usual. Thanks you for compiling all the links to Define, project, Coord systems etc etc.
If only people would read this stuff before they go and mess up their data by Defining, when they really need a Project.....
Maybe need one more line where Existing CRS = None (but data is already in Orange), then Orange, then Define, then Orange.
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