Channel Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointDevils Peak (2450+ ft/747+ m)
CountriesUnited States
Area353 sq mi / 913 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent87 mi / 141 km North-South
124 mi / 199 km East-West
Center Lat/Long34° 1' N; 119° 43' W
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Map of Channel Islands
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Channel Islands.
Peninsular Southern California RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Santa Ana MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Diego Area RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Jacinto MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Joshua Tree RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Chocolate MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Channel IslandsLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Channel Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Devils Peak2450+747+ 
2.Mount Orizaba2125648 
3.Black Jack Mountain2010613 
4.Thirst Benchmark1965599 
5.Red Peak1822555 
6.El Montanon1808551 
7.Silver Peak1804550 
8.Granite Peak1750+533+ 
9.East Peak1684513 
10.Silver Benchmark1671509 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Channel Islands

Devils Peak
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Mount Diablo (Devils Peak) is the highest island peak in the contiguous United States (2010-10-31). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Thirst Benchmark
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The electronic site and radar dome at Mt. Thirst (1990-05-22). Photo by Richard Carey.
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El Montanon
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El Montanon in the Santa Cruz Islands, from the west (2010-10-30). Photo by Ken Jones.
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