Mont Jacques-Cartier

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Mont Jacques‑Cartier
Mont Jacques-Cartier.JPG
Trail leading to the summit of the mountain.
Elevation 1,268 m (4,160 ft)[1]
Prominence 1085
Listing Quebec 1000 meter peaks
Location
Mont Jacques‑Cartier is located in Quebec
Mont Jacques‑Cartier
Mont Jacques‑Cartier
Location in Quebec
Location Mont-Albert, Quebec, Canada
Range Chic-Choc Mountains
Coordinates 48°59′26″N 65°56′33″W / 48.99056°N 65.94250°W / 48.99056; -65.94250Coordinates: 48°59′26″N 65°56′33″W / 48.99056°N 65.94250°W / 48.99056; -65.94250[1]
Topo map NTS 22A/13
Climbing
Easiest route hiking

Mont Jacques-Cartier is a mountain in the Chic-Choc Mountains range in eastern Quebec, Canada. At 1,268 m (4,160 ft), it is the tallest mountain in southern Quebec.

Located in the Gaspé Peninsula, the mountain is protected by the Gaspésie National Park, and is host to the last remaining population of woodland caribou south of the Saint Lawrence River. The summit can be accessed by a hiking trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mont Jacques-Cartier". Bivouac.com. http://www.bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=158. Retrieved 2009-03-18.