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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

Showing Jim Doyle's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 24, or 8.33%)

RankIslandPeak Elev-Ft
StateIsol-MiArea-SqMiAscentsAscent Date
1.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna Kea13,796Hawaii2452.54,0295712019-04-24
3.Unimak IslandShishaldin Volcano9414Alaska544.91,5900 
4.Umnak IslandMount Vsevidof7051Alaska222.56920 
5.Unalaska IslandMakushin Volcano5960Alaska83.01,0510 
6.Tanaga IslandTanaga Volcano5925Alaska407.32040 
7.Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin Volcano5710Alaska87.7600 
8.Chuginadak IslandMount Cleveland5675Alaska55.9640 
9.Baranof IslandBaranof Island High Point5390Alaska78.71,5690 
10.Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High Point5283Alaska6.5 0 
12.Gareloi IslandMount Gareloi5160Alaska28.3 0 
13.Atka IslandKorovin Volcano5030Alaska85.04100 
15.Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak4900Alaska31.51,6841 
16.Revillagigedo IslandMount Reid4592Alaska22.91,1451 
17.Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak4570Alaska80.43,5951 
18.Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point4400Alaska8.6 0 
19.Kanaga IslandKanaga Volcano4287Alaska35.91420 
20.Akutan IslandAkutan4251Alaska40.6 0 
22.Augustine IslandAugustine Volcano4025Alaska29.6330 
23.Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil Peak4007Alaska69.4860 
24.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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