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Lake Island High Points

Selected peaks with 100 meters/328 feet of prominence

Showing Rob Hiemstra's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 39, or 5.13%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
IslandLocation Prom-Ft
Lake/RiverLake-FtAscent Date
17.Cerro Chequesani13,373Isla del SolBolivia866Lake Titicaca12,507 
2.Birch Mountain6765Teresa IslandCanada-BC4570Atlin Lake2195 
3.Goat Island Peak4311Goat IslandCanada-BC4147Powell Lake164 
12.Mount Saint Ignace1854St. Ignace IslandCanada-ON1252Lake Superior602 
15.The Saddleback1550Michipicoten IslandCanada-ON948Lake Superior602 
16.Pie Island High Point1493Pie IslandCanada-ON891Lake Superior602 
26.Cup and Saucer1155Manitoulin IslandCanada-ON576Lake Huron5792010-09-14
27.Saint Joseph Island High Point1148St. Joseph IslandCanada-ON569Lake Huron579 
36.McCaigs Hill981Cockburn IslandCanada-ON402Lake Huron579 
9.Mont de Babel3140Île René LevasseurCanada-QC1959Manicouagan Reservoir1181 
22.Mont Royal768Montreal IslandCanada-QC764St. Lawrence River31978-07
6.Idjwi Island High Point7343Idjwi IslandCongo DRC2546Lake Kivu4797 
5.Samosir5620Samosir IslandIndonesia2644Lake Toba2976 
11.Monte Isola1969Monte IsolaItaly1362Lake Iseo607 
1.Volcán Concepción5282OmetepeNicaragua5180Lake Nicaragua102 
10.Sierra Santa Julia2051Isla ZapateraNicaragua1949Lake Nicaragua102 
13.Pachamama13,550AmantaníPeru1043Lake Titicaca12,507 
18.Isla Taquile-Punto Alto13,366Isla TaquilePeru860Lake Titicaca12,507 
14.Taal1020LuzonPhilippines1004Lake Taal16 
4.Gora Zhima4186Ostrov OlkhonRussia2694Lake Baikal1493 
24.Ukerewe Island High Point4370Ukerewe IslandTanzania650Lake Victoria3720 
29.Porcu Benchmark555Porcupine Island [Lake and Peninsula]USA-AK508Iliamna Lake47 
31.Sugar Island High Point1500Sugar IslandUSA-ME471Moosehead Lake1029 
20.Mount Desor1394Isle RoyaleUSA-MI792Lake Superior602 
32.South Manitou Island High Point1004South Manitou IslandUSA-MI425Lake Michigan579 
33.North Manitou Island High Point1001North Manitou IslandUSA-MI422Lake Michigan579 
37.Grand Island High Point988Grand IslandUSA-MI386Lake Superior602 
19.Wild Horse Island High Point3745Wild Horse IslandUSA-MT853Flathead Lake2892 
39.Rattlesnake Island High Point874Rattlesnake IslandUSA-NH370Lake Winnipesaukee504 
25.Anaho Island High Point4377Anaho IslandUSA-NV585Pyramid Lake3792 
23.Wizard Island Peak6933Wizard IslandUSA-OR755Crater Lake6178 
7.Stansbury Island High Point6649Stansbury IslandUSA-UT2456Great Salt Lake4212 
8.Frary Peak6596Antelope IslandUSA-UT2403Great Salt Lake4212 
21.Castle Rock4995Fremont IslandUSA-UT783Great Salt Lake4212 
28.Carrington Island High Point4727Carrington IslandUSA-UT515Great Salt Lake4212 
34.Turtle Rock1120Turtle RockUSA-WA413Columbia River707 
35.Crow Butte671Crow ButteUSA-WA406Columbia River265 
38.Veigh Benchmark395Mercer IslandUSA-WA374Lake Washington21 
30.Oak Island High Point1090Oak IslandUSA-WI488Lake Superior602 

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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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