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Error "A geographical coordinate in the geometry file is out of range, such as > 90 degrees" When Loading a .SHP File


Published: 10 Jul 2017
Last Modified Date: 10 Jul 2017

Issue

After attempting to load a .shp file in Tableau Desktop, the following error message might occur: 

A geographical coordinate in the geometry file is out of range, such as > 90 degrees.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.2.0 and later versions

Resolution

Ensure the .PRJ file is placed under the same directory of the .SHP file.
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