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California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation

RankPeakIsol-Mi Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)NHN Name
22.Devils Peak31.12450Channel IslandsKnob 2882
13.Mount Orizaba49.42125Channel IslandsSaddle Peak West
17.Thirst Benchmark33.81965Channel IslandsMount Orizaba
12.San Nicolas Island High Point51.8907Channel IslandsPeak 950
33.Signal Hill25.6634Channel IslandsWest Point 2 Benchmark
24.Clark Mountain29.17907Clark Range-Ivanpah MountainsPotosi Mountain South
14.San Benito Mountain43.25241Diablo RangePinyon Peak
9.Copernicus Peak65.24360Diablo RangePalo Escrito Peak
19.Mount Diablo32.83849Diablo RangeBlack Mountain
27.King Peak28.34088Humboldt-Mendocino CoastLarabee Buttes-West Peak
29.Mount Ingalls27.58372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie AreaSierra Buttes Lookout
7.Lassen Peak71.410,457Lassen Peak AreaShastarama Point
23.Boulder Peak30.18299Marble MountainsChina Mountain
32.Cobb Mountain25.94720Mayacmas MountainsWindy Point
2.Mount Shasta334.714,162Mount Shasta AreaWhite Mountain Peak
1.Mount Whitney1646.314,495Mount Whitney GroupNevado de Toluca
30.Avawatz Peak26.76155Northwest Mojave RangesKingston Peak
20.North Palisade32.214,242PalisadesMount Williamson
11.Telescope Peak57.211,048Panamint RangeEd Lane Point
28.Tin Mountain28.18953Panamint RangePeak 9040
36.Piute Peak25.18440Piute MountainsPeak 8443
26.South Butte28.52120Sacramento Valley ButtesPeak 2171
16.Thompson Peak37.08994Salmon MountainsMount Eddy
3.San Gorgonio Mountain162.511,499San Bernardino MountainsCharleston Peak
34.Cuyamaca Peak25.46512San Diego Area RangesHot Springs Mountain
6.Mount Pinos82.98831San Emigdio MountainsMount Hawkins
15.Mount San Antonio42.510,064San Gabriel MountainsWashington Monument
18.Santiago Peak33.65687Santa Ana MountainsCalamity Canyon Peak
4.Junipero Serra Peak131.85862Santa Lucia RangeCrow Peak
35.Preston Peak25.27309Siskiyou MountainsKings Castle
21.Mount Tamalpais31.52571Sonoma-Marin CoastMount Veeder
31.Old Woman Mountain26.35325Southeast Mojave RangesPeak 1660
25.Double Mountain28.87981Tehachapi MountainsPiute Peak
5.Eagle Peak87.49892Warner MountainsLassen Volcanic Wilderness High Point
8.White Mountain Peak67.514,246White MountainsMount Williamson
10.South Yolla Bolly Mountain61.58094Yolla Bolly AreaLittle Stonewall Pass Peak

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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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