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Lake Island High Points

Selected peaks with 100 meters/328 feet of prominence

RankPeak Elev-M
IslandLocation Prom-M
2.Birch Mountain2062Teresa IslandCanada-BC1393Atlin Lake669
33.Turtle Rock341Turtle RockUSA-WA126Columbia River215
34.Crow Butte205Crow ButteUSA-WA124Columbia River81
22.Wizard Island Peak2113Wizard IslandUSA-OR230Crater Lake1883
17.Wild Horse Island High Point1141Wild Horse IslandUSA-MT260Flathead Lake881
6.Stansbury Island High Point2027Stansbury IslandUSA-UT749Great Salt Lake1284
7.Frary Peak2010Antelope IslandUSA-UT732Great Salt Lake1284
20.Castle Rock1522Fremont IslandUSA-UT239Great Salt Lake1284
27.Carrington Island High Point1441Carrington IslandUSA-UT157Great Salt Lake1284
28.Porcu Benchmark169Porcupine Island [Lake and Peninsula]USA-AK155Iliamna Lake14
3.Gora Zhima1276Ostrov OlkhonRussia821Lake Baikal455
25.Cup and Saucer352Manitoulin IslandCanada-ON176Lake Huron176
26.Saint Joseph Island High Point350St. Joseph IslandCanada-ON174Lake Huron176
35.McCaigs Hill299Cockburn IslandCanada-ON123Lake Huron176
10.Monte Isola600Monte IsolaItaly415Lake Iseo185
5.Idjwi Island High Point2238Idjwi IslandCongo DRC776Lake Kivu1462
31.South Manitou Island High Point306South Manitou IslandUSA-MI130Lake Michigan176
32.North Manitou Island High Point305North Manitou IslandUSA-MI129Lake Michigan176
1.Volcán Concepción1610OmetepeNicaragua1579Lake Nicaragua31
9.Sierra Santa Julia625Isla ZapateraNicaragua594Lake Nicaragua31
11.Mount Saint Ignace565St. Ignace IslandCanada-ON382Lake Superior183
14.The Saddleback472Michipicoten IslandCanada-ON289Lake Superior183
15.Pie Island High Point455Pie IslandCanada-ON272Lake Superior183
19.Mount Desor425Isle RoyaleUSA-MI241Lake Superior183
29.Oak Island High Point332Oak IslandUSA-WI149Lake Superior183
36.Grand Island High Point301Grand IslandUSA-MI118Lake Superior183
13.Taal311LuzonPhilippines306Lake Taal5
12.Pachamama4138AmantaníPeru326Lake Titicaca3812
16.Cerro Chequesani4076Isla del SolBolivia264Lake Titicaca3812
18.Isla Taquile-Punto Alto4065Isla TaquilePeru253Lake Titicaca3812
4.Samosir1713Samosir IslandIndonesia806Lake Toba907
23.Ukerewe Island High Point1332Ukerewe IslandTanzania198Lake Victoria1134
37.Veigh Benchmark120Mercer IslandUSA-WA114Lake Washington6
38.Rattlesnake Island High Point266Rattlesnake IslandUSA-NH113Lake Winnipesaukee154
8.Mont de Babel957Île René LevasseurCanada-QC597Manicouagan Reservoir360
30.Sugar Island High Point457Sugar IslandUSA-ME144Moosehead Lake314
24.Anaho Island High Point1334Anaho IslandUSA-NV178Pyramid Lake1156
21.Mont Royal234Montreal IslandCanada-QC233St. Lawrence River1

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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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