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USA 48-States Island High Points above 500 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-M
StateIsol-KmArea-SqKmAscent Date
1.Whidbey IslandWhidbey Island High Point162Washington6.5445 
2.Mount Desert IslandCadillac Mountain466Maine140.1280 
3.Santa Cruz IslandDevils Peak754California50.1249 
4.Santa Rosa IslandSoledad Peak484California25.9209 
5.Santa Catalina IslandMount Orizaba648California79.4194 
6.Orcas IslandMount Constitution734Washington34.4153 
7.San Clemente IslandThirst Benchmark599California54.4151 
8.San Juan IslandMount Dallas332Washington18.8148 
9.Stuart IslandTiptop Hill198Washington9.7144 
10.San Miguel IslandSan Miguel Hill253California18.640 
11.Santa Barbara IslandSignal Hill193California41.22 
12.Lummi IslandLummi Peak507Washington11.5  
12.Cypress IslandCypress Island High Point465Washington12.0  
12.Fidalgo IslandMount Erie388Washington13.1  
12.Blakely IslandBlakely Peak318Washington5.3  
12.West Anacapa IslandSummit Peak 2283California12.5  
12.San Nicolas IslandSan Nicolas Island High Point276California83.4  
12.Angel IslandMount Caroline Livermore238California5.3  
12.Guemes IslandGuemes Island High Point210Washington7.3  
12.Burrows IslandBurrows Island High Point197Washington3.6  
12.Waldron IslandDisney Mountain187Washington3.8  
12.Camano IslandCamano Island High Point180Washington19.0  
12.Decatur IslandSan Elmo Hill168Washington3.4  
12.Isle au HautMount Champlain166Maine31.4  
12.Lopez IslandLopez Hill163Washington5.7  

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List Description

Outside of Alaska and Hawaii, the United States is not very well-endowed with islands, especially not any islands with notably high peaks. The best the 48 states can muster is Devils Peak on California's Santa Cruz Island at a relatively paltry 2450 feet. The Atlantic Ocean islands of the US are crowned by Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park at only 1528 feet.

Indeed, all of the islands on this list are in California, Washington, and Maine. There are other US islands, of course, but none have peaks higher than 500 feet above ocean level.

This list does not include lake islands or those in U.S. dependencies such as Puerto Rico or Guam.


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