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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
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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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