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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

Showing Gerry Roach's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 24, or 12.5%)

RankIslandPeak Elev-M StateIsol-KmArea-SqKmAscent Date
1.OahuKaala1231Hawaii134.61,545Unknown
2.MauiHaleakala3055Hawaii121.41,8841961-06-15
3.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna Kea4205Hawaii3946.910,4321968-11-15
 Unimak IslandShishaldin Volcano2869Alaska877.04,119 
 Umnak IslandMount Vsevidof2149Alaska358.11,793 
 Tanaga IslandTanaga Volcano1806Alaska655.5529 
 Unalaska IslandMakushin Volcano1800Alaska133.72,722 
 Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin Volcano1740Alaska141.3155 
 Chuginadak IslandMount Cleveland1730Alaska90.6167 
 Baranof IslandBaranof Island High Point1643Alaska128.34,065 
 Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High Point1610Alaska10.7  
 KauaiKawaikini1598Hawaii327.31,430 
 Gareloi IslandMount Gareloi1573Alaska46.1  
 Atka IslandKorovin Volcano1533Alaska137.21,061 
 MolokaiKamakou1512Hawaii36.4673 
 Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak1463Alaska57.54,362 
 Revillagigedo IslandMount Reid1400Alaska37.52,965 
 Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak1362Alaska135.59,293 
 Kanaga IslandKanaga Volcano1307Alaska67.6368 
 Akutan IslandAkutan1296Alaska68.1  
 Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point1280Alaska14.6  
 Augustine IslandAugustine Volcano1227Alaska56.386 
 Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil Peak1221Alaska112.6224 
 Kiska IslandKiska Volcano1220Alaska137.7285 

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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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