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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-M StateIsol-KmArea-SqKmAscent Date
1.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna Kea4205Hawaii3946.910,432 
2.Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak1362Alaska135.59,293 
3.Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak1463Alaska57.54,362 
4.Unimak IslandShishaldin Volcano2869Alaska877.04,119 
5.Baranof IslandVeniaminof Peak1643Alaska128.34,065 
6.Revillagigedo IslandMount Reid1400Alaska37.52,965 
7.Unalaska IslandMakushin Volcano1800Alaska133.72,722 
8.MauiHaleakala3055Hawaii121.41,884 
9.Umnak IslandMount Vsevidof2149Alaska358.11,793 
10.OahuKaala1231Hawaii134.61,545 
11.KauaiKawaikini1598Hawaii327.31,430 
12.Atka IslandKorovin Volcano1533Alaska137.21,061 
13.MolokaiKamakou1512Hawaii36.4673 
14.Tanaga IslandTanaga Volcano1806Alaska655.5529 
15.Kanaga IslandKanaga Volcano1307Alaska67.6368 
16.Kiska IslandKiska Volcano1220Alaska137.7285 
17.Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil Peak1221Alaska112.6224 
18.Chuginadak IslandMount Cleveland1730Alaska90.6167 
19.Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin Volcano1740Alaska141.3155 
20.Augustine IslandAugustine Volcano1227Alaska56.386 
21.Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High Point1610Alaska10.7  
22.Gareloi IslandMount Gareloi1573Alaska46.1  
23.Akutan IslandAkutan1296Alaska68.1  
24.Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point1280Alaska14.6  

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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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