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Mont Jacques‑Cartier
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Trail leading to the summit of the mountain.
Highest point
Elevation 1,268 m (4,160 ft)
Prominence 1085
Location Mont-Albert, Quebec, Canada
Parent range Chic-Choc Mountains
Topo map NTS 22A/13
Easiest route hiking

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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