Mount Jacques-Cartier facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMont Jacques‑Cartier
Trail leading to the summit of the mountain.
|Elevation||1,268 m (4,160 ft)|
|Location||Mont-Albert, Quebec, Canada|
|Parent range||Chic-Choc Mountains|
|Topo map||NTS 22A/13|
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.
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