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Lake Island High Points

Selected peaks with 100 meters/328 feet of prominence

RankPeak Elev-M
(Opt)
IslandLocation Prom-M
(Opt)
Lake/RiverLake-MAscent Date
1.Pachamama4138AmantaníPeru326Lake Titicaca3812 
2.Cerro Chequesani4076Isla del SolBolivia264Lake Titicaca3812 
3.Isla Taquile-Punto Alto4065Isla TaquilePeru253Lake Titicaca3812 
4.Idjwi Island High Point2238Idjwi IslandCongo DRC776Lake Kivu1462 
5.Wizard Island Peak2113Wizard IslandUSA-OR230Crater Lake1883 
6.Birch Mountain2062Teresa IslandCanada-BC1393Atlin Lake669 
7.Stansbury Island High Point2027Stansbury IslandUSA-UT749Great Salt Lake1284 
8.Frary Peak2010Antelope IslandUSA-UT732Great Salt Lake1284 
9.Samosir1713Samosir IslandIndonesia806Lake Toba907 
10.Volcán Concepción1610OmetepeNicaragua1579Lake Nicaragua31 
11.Castle Rock1522Fremont IslandUSA-UT238Great Salt Lake1284 
12.Carrington Island High Point1441Carrington IslandUSA-UT157Great Salt Lake1284 
13.Anaho Island High Point1334Anaho IslandUSA-NV178Pyramid Lake1156 
14.Ukerewe Island High Point1332Ukerewe IslandTanzania198Lake Victoria1134 
15.Gora Zhima1276Ostrov OlkhonRussia821Lake Baikal455 
16.Wild Horse Island High Point1141Wild Horse IslandUSA-MT260Flathead Lake881 
17.Mont de Babel957Île René LevasseurCanada-QC597Manicouagan Reservoir360 
18.El Cerro629Isla ZapateraNicaragua598Lake Nicaragua31 
19.Monte Isola600Monte IsolaItaly415Lake Iseo185 
20.Mount Saint Ignace565St. Ignace IslandCanada-ON382Lake Superior183 
21.The Saddleback472Michipicoten IslandCanada-ON289Lake Superior183 
22.Sugar Island High Point457Sugar IslandUSA-ME143Moosehead Lake314 
23.Pie Island High Point455Pie IslandCanada-ON272Lake Superior183 
24.Mount Desor425Isle RoyaleUSA-MI242Lake Superior183 
25.Cup and Saucer352Manitoulin IslandCanada-ON176Lake Huron176 
26.Saint Joseph Island High Point350St. Joseph IslandCanada-ON174Lake Huron176 
27.Turtle Rock341Turtle RockUSA-WA126Columbia River215 
28.Oak Island High Point332Oak IslandUSA-WI149Lake Superior183 
29.Taal311LuzonPhilippines306Lake Taal5 
30.Grand Island High Point301Grand IslandUSA-MI118Lake Superior183 
31.McCaigs Hill299Cockburn IslandCanada-ON123Lake Huron176 
32.Rattlesnake Island High Point266Rattlesnake IslandUSA-NH112Lake Winnipesaukee154 
33.Mont Royal234Montreal IslandCanada-QC233St. Lawrence River1 
34.Crow Butte205Crow ButteUSA-WA124Columbia River81 
35.Porcu Benchmark169Porcupine IslandUSA-AK155Iliamna Lake14 
36.Veigh Benchmark121Mercer IslandUSA-WA115Lake Washington6 

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List Description

This list is far from complete--it is just an attempt to list some of the more famous and prominent peaks that are high points of islands in lakes or rivers. The first two entries are definitely the highest two lake islands in the world, and probably at least 7 of the actual top 10 in the world are listed here.

Included here is at least one peak that is the high point of an island created by a man-made reservoir--this is Mont Babel in Canada, which before the creation of Manicouagan Reservoir was not on an island at all.

 


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