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USA 48-States Island High Points above 500 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

Showing Charlie Winger's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 25, or 8%)

RankIslandPeak Elev-Ft
StateIsol-MiArea-SqMiAscent Date
15.Angel IslandMount Caroline Livermore781California3.3  
11.Blakely IslandBlakely Peak1042Washington3.3  
18.Burrows IslandBurrows Island High Point646Washington2.2  
21.Camano IslandCamano Island High Point600Washington11.8 2004-07-14
8.Cypress IslandCypress Island High Point1525Washington7.5  
22.Decatur IslandSan Elmo Hill560Washington2.1  
9.Fidalgo IslandMount Erie1273Washington8.2  
16.Guemes IslandGuemes Island High Point688Washington4.6  
23.Isle au HautMount Champlain550Maine19.5  
25.Lopez IslandLopez Hill535Washington3.5  
5.Lummi IslandLummi Peak1665Washington7.2  
7.Mount Desert IslandCadillac Mountain1528Maine87.0108 
2.Orcas IslandMount Constitution2407Washington21.4592004-07-15
4.San Clemente IslandThirst Benchmark1965California33.858 
10.San Juan IslandMount Dallas1100Washington11.757 
14.San Miguel IslandSan Miguel Hill831California11.515 
13.San Nicolas IslandSan Nicolas Island High Point907California51.8  
19.Santa Barbara IslandSignal Hill634California25.61 
3.Santa Catalina IslandMount Orizaba2125California49.475 
1.Santa Cruz IslandDevils Peak2500California31.196 
6.Santa Rosa IslandSoledad Peak1589California16.181 
17.Stuart IslandTiptop Hill660Washington6.056 
20.Waldron IslandDisney Mountain612Washington2.3  
12.West Anacapa IslandSummit Peak 2930California7.7  
24.Whidbey IslandWhidbey Island High Point540Washington4.0172 

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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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