Error: 999999: Coordinate limit exceeded
"Error 999999: Coordinate limit exceeded"
This error can be seen in many different ways for different coordinate types (Z or M) including:
"Error 999999: Invalid topology z coordinate limit exceeded"
"Error 999999: Z coordinate limit exceeded"
This error is often caused when running geoprocessing or data management tools. The reason is due to the processing of the tool creating a vertex that is outside of the spatial domain set in the feature class. Unlike a feature extent, the spatial domain cannot be changed and is set when the feature class is created.
The error can also be caused by low-precision feature classes or datasets created prior to ArcGIS version 9.2.
Solution or Workaround
To work around this issue there are a few different options including migration to a new format, disabling Z or M coordinates, or creating a new feature class. The best option is to create a new feature class with a larger domain.
- Right-click a geodatabase and choose New > Feature Class.
- Provide a name for the feature class with the correct geometry, enable ZM values, and click Next.
- Choose a coordinate system and click Next.
- Choose a vertical system, if applicable. Click Next.
- Uncheck the box 'Accept default resolution and domain extent' and click Next.
- Increase the sizes of the coordinate (Z or M) domain to be very large and click Next.
- Under Configuration Keyboard, accept default and click Next.
- Import the field names of the existing data and click Finish.
- Copy all of the data over to the new feature class.
- Rerun the tool that caused the error.