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USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points

Basins with over 1500 square miles

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RankDrainage BasinArea-SqKmPeak Elev-M CountryRange (Level 4)
1.Mississippi3,240,794Mount Elbert4399United StatesSawatch Range
2.St. Lawrence1,301,249Mount Marcy1629United StatesAdirondack Mountains
3.Columbia671,821Mount Rainier-Southeast Crater Rim4328United StatesSouth Washington Cascades
4.Colorado646,660Uncompahgre Peak4361United StatesSan Juan Mountains
5.Rio Grande577,111Blanca Peak4372United StatesSangre de Cristo Range
6.Great Basin522,385Mount Whitney4419United StatesSequoia Sierra Nevada
7.Brazos118,296Mississippi-Rio Grande-Brazos Triple Divide1445United StatesSouthern Great Plains
8.Alabama113,233Big Frog Mountain1280United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
9.Colorado [TX]109,554Colorado Basin High Point1384United StatesSouthern Great Plains
10.Susquehanna71,111Blue Knob951United StatesAllegheny Mountains
11.Sacramento69,376Mount Shasta4317United StatesCalifornia Cascades
12.Sabine51,329Hunt County High Point223United StatesSouthern Great Plains
13.Apalachicola50,802Tray Mountain1350United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
14.Trinity46,604Young County High Point464United StatesSouthern Great Plains
15.Pee Dee46,315Thompkins Knob1244United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
16.Nueces43,563Edwards County High Point736United StatesSouthern Great Plains
17.South San Joaquin Basin42,427Mount Whitney4419United StatesSequoia Sierra Nevada
18.San Joaquin40,818Mount Humphreys4263United StatesCentral Sierra Nevada
19.Klamath40,466Mount Shasta4317United StatesCalifornia Cascades
20.Santee39,865Grandfather Mountain1812United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
21.Altamaha36,982Stone Mountain512United StatesPiedmont
22.Potomac36,813Spruce Knob1482United StatesAllegheny Mountains
23.Suwanee35,163Crisp County High Point146United StatesPiedmont
24.Hudson34,767Mount Marcy1629United StatesAdirondack Mountains
25.Delaware33,358Slide Mountain1274United StatesCatskill Mountains
26.Connecticut29,146Mount Washington1917United StatesWhite Mountains
27.Savannah27,110Standing Indian1676United StatesSouthern Blue Ridge Front
28.Roanoke25,342Apple Orchard Mountain1288United StatesNorthern Blue Ridge
29.James25,061Little Ridge1386United StatesCentral Appalachian Ridges
30.St. John23,926Sugarloaf Mountain94United StatesSoutheast Coast
31.Cape Fear23,589Cape Fear Basin High Point308United StatesPiedmont
32.Pearl [MS-LA]22,364Winston County High Point220United StatesSoutheast Coast
33.Penobscot22,128Katahdin1606United StatesLongfellow Mountains
34.Pascagoula21,980Circle Hill213United StatesSoutheast Coast
35.Salton Sea20,811San Gorgonio Mountain3505United StatesTransverse Ranges
36.Guadalupe15,557Guadalupe Basin High Point733United StatesSouthern Great Plains
37.Kennebec15,310Sugarloaf Mountain1292United StatesLongfellow Mountains
38.Neuse14,504Roxboro Hill271United StatesPiedmont
39.Rogue13,351Mount McLoughlin2894United StatesOregon Cascades
40.Merrimack13,001Mount Lafayette1597United StatesWhite Mountains
41.Chowan12,704Nottoway Basin High Point201United StatesPiedmont
42.Salinas12,140Junipero Serra Peak1787United StatesCentral California Coast Ranges
43.Umpqua12,081Mount Thielsen2799United StatesOregon Cascades
44.Ogeechee11,558Hancock County High Point227United StatesPiedmont
45.San Jacinto [TX]10,410Walker County High Point152United StatesSouthern Great Plains
46.Great Divide Basin10,121Ferris Mountain3059United StatesGreat Divide Basin Area
47.Eel9,523Black Butte2270United StatesNorthern California Coast Range
48.Androscoggin9,095Mount Washington1917United StatesWhite Mountains
49.Owens Valley8,529Mount Whitney4419United StatesSequoia Sierra Nevada
50.Tar8,230Granville County High Point226United StatesPiedmont
51.Skagit8,140Mount Baker3286United StatesNorth Cascades
52.Mattaponi6,745Peters Mountain555United StatesNorthern Blue Ridge
53.Rappahannock6,659Hawksbill1234United StatesNorthern Blue Ridge
54.Edisto6,320Saluda County High Point207United StatesPiedmont
55.Lavaca5,844Gonzales County High Point180United StatesSouthern Great Plains
56.Chehalis5,497Capitol Peak1540United StatesOlympic Mountains
57.Saint Croix5,140Musquash Mountain372United StatesNew England Upland
58.Housatonic5,000Mount Everett795United StatesTaconic Range
59.Santa Maria4,713Sawmill Mountain-West Peak2667United StatesTransverse Ranges
60.Snohomish4,679Mount Daniel2426United StatesSouth Washington Cascades
61.Saco4,398Mount Washington1917United StatesWhite Mountains
62.Santa Ana4,379San Gorgonio Mountain-Northwest Slope3475United StatesTransverse Ranges
63.Wilcox Playa4,352Mount Graham3267United StatesSoutheast Arizona Ranges
64.Thames [CT]4,202Burley Hill401United StatesNew England Upland
65.Santa Clara4,158Mount Pinos2692United StatesTransverse Ranges

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