Mount 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

Mount Jacques-Cartier (French: 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 within a Quebec provincial park called 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.