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California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation

RankPeakIsol-Km Elev-M Range (Level 5)NHN Name
1.Mount Whitney2649.54419Mount Whitney GroupPico de Aguila
2.Mount Shasta538.74317Mount Shasta AreaWhite Mountain Peak
3.San Gorgonio Mountain261.53505San Bernardino MountainsCharleston Peak
4.Junipero Serra Peak212.11787Santa Lucia RangeCrow Peak
5.Eagle Peak140.63015Warner MountainsLassen Volcanic Wilderness High Point
6.Mount Pinos133.52692San Emigdio MountainsMount Hawkins
7.Lassen Peak114.93187Lassen Peak AreaShastarama Point
8.White Mountain Peak108.64342White MountainsMount Williamson
9.Copernicus Peak104.91329Diablo RangePalo Escrito Peak
10.South Yolla Bolly Mountain98.92467Yolla Bolly AreaLittle Stonewall Pass Peak
11.Telescope Peak92.03367Panamint RangeEd Lane Point
12.Jackson Hill83.4276Channel IslandsPeak 950
13.Mount Orizaba79.4648Channel IslandsSaddle Peak West
14.San Benito Mountain69.61597Diablo RangePinyon Peak
15.Mount San Antonio68.43068San Gabriel MountainsWashington Monument
16.Thompson Peak59.52741Salmon MountainsMount Eddy
17.Thirst Benchmark54.4599Channel IslandsMount Orizaba
18.Santiago Peak54.11733Santa Ana MountainsCalamity Canyon Peak
19.Mount Diablo52.81173Diablo RangeBlack Mountain
20.North Palisade51.84341PalisadesMount Williamson
21.Mount Tamalpais-West Peak51.7785Sonoma-Marin CoastMount Veeder
22.Devils Peak50.1747Channel IslandsKnob 2882
23.Boulder Peak48.42530Marble MountainsChina Mountain
24.Mount Ritter48.24006Ritter Range-East YosemiteRuby Peak
25.Clark Mountain46.92410Clark Range-Ivanpah MountainsPotosi Mountain South
26.Double Mountain46.32433Tehachapi MountainsPiute Benchmark
27.South Butte45.8646Sacramento Valley ButtesRattlesnake Point
28.King Peak45.51246Humboldt-Mendocino CoastLarabee Buttes-West Peak
29.Tin Mountain45.12729Panamint RangePeak 9040
30.Mount Ingalls44.32552Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie AreaSierra Buttes Lookout
31.Avawatz Peak43.01876Northwest Mojave RangesPeak 6398
32.Old Woman Mountain42.31623Southeast Mojave RangesPeak 1660
33.Cobb Mountain41.71439Mayacmas MountainsWindy Point
34.Signal Hill41.2193Channel IslandsWest Point 2 Benchmark
35.Cuyamaca Peak40.91985San Diego Area RangesHot Springs Mountain
36.Preston Peak40.52228Siskiyou MountainsKings Castle
37.Piute Peak40.32573Piute MountainsPeak 8443

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List Description

Thanks to Jim Moore, who provided many of the isolation limit points for this list. This means that the isolation distances on this list are the actual distances to the nearest higher point of land, not just the nearest summit that happens to be in the site's database.

This list shows the peaks that truly dominate the California landscape, each one standing as the highest point in the center of a circle over 50 miles in diameter (over 1,950 square miles).


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