Problem: SDC datasets display GCS_Assumed_Geographic_1 for the coordinate system
The geographic coordinate system is GCS_Assumed_Geographic_1 for the SDC datasets from ESRI Data & Maps 2004.
The .PRJ file for each SDC dataset from ESRI Data & Maps 2004 is named <filename>.sdc.prj. ArcGIS versions 8.2 and 8.3 expect the name of the prj file to be <filename>.prj.
Solution or Workaround
There are two solutions:
- Edit the prj file name by removing the .sdc extension so the file is called <filename>.prj.
- Update the software to ArcGIS 9.0.