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United States Island High Points above 4000 feet

Excluding Lake Islands

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RankIslandPeak Elev-M StateIsol-KmArea-SqKmAscent Date
1.Hawaii (Big Island)Mauna Kea4205Hawaii3946.910,434 
2.Unimak IslandShishaldin Volcano2869Alaska877.04,119 
3.Tanaga IslandTanaga Volcano1806Alaska655.5529 
4.Umnak IslandMount Vsevidof2149Alaska358.11,793 
6.Great Sitkin IslandGreat Sitkin Volcano1740Alaska141.1155 
7.Kiska IslandKiska Volcano1220Alaska137.7285 
8.Atka IslandKorovin Volcano1533Alaska136.81,061 
10.Unalaska IslandMakushin Volcano1811Alaska133.52,722 
11.Kodiak IslandKoniag Peak1362Alaska129.49,310 
12.Baranof IslandBaranof Island High Point1643Alaska126.64,065 
14.Semisopochnoi IslandAnvil Peak1221Alaska111.7224 
15.Chuginadak IslandMount Cleveland1730Alaska90.0167 
16.Akutan IslandAkutan1296Alaska65.3  
17.Kanaga IslandKanaga Volcano1307Alaska57.8368 
18.Admiralty IslandKootznoowoo Peak1463Alaska50.84,362 
19.Augustine IslandAugustine Volcano1227Alaska47.686 
20.Gareloi IslandMount Gareloi1573Alaska45.5  
21.Revillagigedo IslandMount Reid1400Alaska36.82,965 
23.Herbert IslandHerbert Island High Point1280Alaska13.8  
24.Carlisle IslandCarlisle Island High Point1610Alaska10.4  

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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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