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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-M
(Avg)
StateIsol-KmArea-SqKmAscent Date
1.Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak1478Alaska57.54,362 
2.Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak1378Alaska135.59,293 
3.Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point1311Alaska14.6  
4.OahuKaala1237Hawaii134.61,545 
5.Akutan IslandAkutanNullAlaska68.1  
5.Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil PeakNullAlaska112.6224 
5.Augustine IslandAugustine VolcanoNullAlaska56.386 
5.Baranof IslandBaranof Island High PointNullAlaska128.34,065 
5.Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High PointNullAlaska10.7  
5.Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin VolcanoNullAlaska141.3155 
5.MauiHaleakalaNullHawaii121.41,884 
5.MolokaiKamakouNullHawaii36.4673 
5.Kanaga IslandKanaga VolcanoNullAlaska67.6368 
5.KauaiKawaikiniNullHawaii327.31,430 
5.Kiska IslandKiska VolcanoNullAlaska137.7285 
5.Atka IslandKorovin VolcanoNullAlaska137.21,061 
5.Unalaska IslandMakushin VolcanoNullAlaska133.72,722 
5.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna KeaNullHawaii3946.910,432 
5.Chuginadak IslandMount ClevelandNullAlaska90.6167 
5.Gareloi IslandMount GareloiNullAlaska46.1  
5.Revillagigedo IslandMount ReidNullAlaska37.52,965 
5.Umnak IslandMount VsevidofNullAlaska358.11,793 
5.Unimak IslandShishaldin VolcanoNullAlaska877.04,119 
5.Tanaga IslandTanaga VolcanoNullAlaska655.5529 

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List Description

The list of highest islands in the United States is utterly dominated by peaks in Alaska and Hawaii. The highest island peak in the 48 contiguous states is Devils Peak in California's Channel Islands (2450 feet), and it would rank somewhere around #52 on the nationwide list. Older versions of this list on this site had incomplete island information about the large number of high island peaks in Alaska, so the list was changed to a 4000-foot cutoff in early 2010 to focus on the true highest American islands.

This list does not include the high points of lake islands, or of islands part of U.S. dependencies such as Puerto Rico, Guam, and others.

 


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