Map Coordinates on Map View Tab

Discussion created by mjohnson7 on Oct 18, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 2, 2012 by KBedel-esristaff

I created a feature class (polygon) in the WMX.JTX_JOBS_AOI table based on user entered bounding box coordinates from a custom tab.  The AOI is being displayed in the Map View list and on the map in the AOI tab but the polygon does not appear to be in the right location.

Here is the coordinate system:

ISpatialReferenceFactory spatialReferenceFactory = new SpatialReferenceEnvironmentClass();
IGeographicCoordinateSystem geographicCoordinateSystem = spatialReferenceFactory.CreateGeographicCoordinateSystem((int)esriSRGeoCSType.esriSRGeoCS_WGS1984);

The data entered as latitude/longitude Decimal Degrees:  
top: 40.0  (representing the northern latitude)
bottom: 30.0  (representing the southern latitude)
left: -100.0  (representing the western longitude)
right: -90.0  (representing the eastern longitude)

Is there something specific that needs to be set?