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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-Ft StateIsol-MiArea-SqMiAscents
15.Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak4800Alaska31.51,6841
19.Akutan IslandAkutan4251Alaska40.6 0
13.Atka IslandKorovin Volcano5030Alaska85.04100
22.Augustine IslandAugustine Volcano4025Alaska29.6332
9.Baranof IslandBaranof Island High Point5390Alaska78.71,5690
10.Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High Point5283Alaska6.5 0
8.Chuginadak IslandMount Cleveland5675Alaska55.9640
12.Gareloi IslandMount Gareloi5160Alaska28.3 0
7.Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin Volcano5710Alaska87.7600
1.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna Kea13,796Hawaii2452.54,029603
20.Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point4200Alaska8.6 0
18.Kanaga IslandKanaga Volcano4287Alaska35.91420
11.KauaiKawaikini5243Hawaii203.455223
24.Kiska IslandKiska Volcano4004Alaska85.61100
17.Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak4470Alaska80.43,5951
2.MauiHaleakala10,023Hawaii75.4727530
14.MolokaiKamakou4961Hawaii22.626011
21.OahuKaala4040Hawaii83.659777
16.Revillagigedo IslandMount Reid4592Alaska22.91,1451
23.Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil Peak4007Alaska69.4860
6.Tanaga IslandTanaga Volcano5925Alaska407.32040
4.Umnak IslandMount Vsevidof7051Alaska222.56920
5.Unalaska IslandMakushin Volcano5940Alaska83.01,0510
3.Unimak IslandShishaldin Volcano9414Alaska544.91,5900

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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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