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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-Ft StateIsol-MiArea-SqMiAscents
1.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna Kea13,796Hawaii2452.54,029624
6.Augustine IslandAugustine Volcano4025Alaska29.6332
7.Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak4800Alaska31.51,6841
7.Revillagigedo IslandMount Reid4592Alaska22.91,1451
7.Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak4470Alaska80.43,5951
10.Unimak IslandShishaldin Volcano9414Alaska544.91,5900
10.Umnak IslandMount Vsevidof7051Alaska222.56920
10.Unalaska IslandMakushin Volcano5940Alaska83.01,0510
10.Tanaga IslandTanaga Volcano5925Alaska407.32040
10.Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin Volcano5710Alaska87.7600
10.Chuginadak IslandMount Cleveland5675Alaska55.9640
10.Baranof IslandBaranof Island High Point5390Alaska78.71,5690
10.Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High Point5283Alaska6.5 0
10.Gareloi IslandMount Gareloi5160Alaska28.3 0
10.Atka IslandKorovin Volcano5030Alaska85.04100
10.Kanaga IslandKanaga Volcano4287Alaska35.91420
10.Akutan IslandAkutan4251Alaska40.6 0
10.Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point4200Alaska8.6 0
10.Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil Peak4007Alaska69.4860
10.Kiska IslandKiska Volcano4004Alaska85.61100

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List Description

The list of highest islands in the United States is utterly dominated by peaks in Alaska and Hawaii. The highest island peak in the 48 contiguous states is Devils Peak in California's Channel Islands (2450 feet), and it would rank somewhere around #52 on the nationwide list. Older versions of this list on this site had incomplete island information about the large number of high island peaks in Alaska, so the list was changed to a 4000-foot cutoff in early 2010 to focus on the true highest American islands.

This list does not include the high points of lake islands, or of islands part of U.S. dependencies such as Puerto Rico, Guam, and others.


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