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Converting MUTM Everest Coordinate 1830 to WGS 84 using ArcGIS: Projection and Transformation

The Map Projection System used in Nepal is the MUTM (Modified Universal Transverse Mercator). Read more about Map Projection System in Nepal here.

In this exercise, I will be using ArcGIS. Other methods will be posted in the future.

  1. Load the data in MUTM. If you don’t have data yet, you can download from

Map Projection System in Nepal

The Projection System used in Nepal is the UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator). Mercator projection is Conformal Cylindrical Projection. In Transverse projection, Earth is wrapped around a cylinder in such a manner that point of tangency between Globe and Cylinder is a meridian, or line of longitude, called Central Meridian. In Conformal or Orthomorphic Projection, the … CONTINUE READING

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