Mont Jacques-Cartier

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Mont Jacques‑Cartier
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Trail leading to the summit of the mountain.
Highest point
Elevation1,268 m (4,160 ft) [1]
Prominence1085
Listing
Coordinates48°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]
Geography
Mont Jacques‑Cartier is located in Quebec
Mont Jacques‑Cartier
Mont Jacques‑Cartier
Location in Quebec
LocationMont-Albert, Quebec, Canada
Parent rangeChic-Choc Mountains
Topo mapNTS 22A/13
Climbing
Easiest routehiking

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, and the highest mountain in the Canadian Appalachians.

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. Retrieved 2009-03-18.