The spatial references do not match

Last Published: February 10, 2023

Error Message

The following error message is returned when loading or copying data:

The spatial references do not match


LeftLongitude is a property of a Geographic Coordinate System. This property defines whether data falls in the ranges of:

  • 0 to +360
  • -180 to +180
  • -360 to 0

In some cases this property is not set.

Solution or Workaround

This issue has been resolved in ArcGIS Version 8.1.2. If this issue is occuring in newer versions, refer to Error: Failed to paste < feature class > The spatial references do not match for more information.

Article ID:000004414

  • ArcMap 8 x

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