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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

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RankIslandPeak Elev-M StateIsol-KmArea-SqKmAscent Date
1.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna Kea4205Hawaii3946.910,434 
2.Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak1362Alaska129.49,310 
3.Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak1463Alaska50.84,362 
4.Unimak IslandShishaldin Volcano2869Alaska877.04,119 
5.Baranof IslandBaranof Island High Point1643Alaska126.64,065 
6.Revillagigedo IslandMount Reid1400Alaska36.82,965 
7.Unalaska IslandMakushin Volcano1811Alaska133.52,722 
9.Umnak IslandMount Vsevidof2149Alaska358.11,793 
12.Atka IslandKorovin Volcano1533Alaska136.81,061 
14.Tanaga IslandTanaga Volcano1806Alaska655.5529 
15.Kanaga IslandKanaga Volcano1307Alaska57.8368 
16.Kiska IslandKiska Volcano1220Alaska137.7285 
17.Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil Peak1221Alaska111.7224 
18.Chuginadak IslandMount Cleveland1730Alaska90.0167 
19.Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin Volcano1740Alaska141.1155 
20.Augustine IslandAugustine Volcano1227Alaska47.686 
21.Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High Point1610Alaska10.4  
21.Gareloi IslandMount Gareloi1573Alaska45.5  
21.Akutan IslandAkutan1296Alaska65.3  
21.Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point1280Alaska13.8  

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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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