List of islands by highest point

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This is a list of islands in the world ordered by their highest point. It includes all islands with peaks higher than 2,000 m. Non-insular (continental) landmasses are included for comparison.

Countries and territories listed are those containing the highest point; other countries and territories on the same landmass are listed separately.


Continental landmasses

RankContinental land massHighest pointHeight (meters/feet)Country or territory containing highest point
1Afro-EurasiaMount Everest8,848 m (29,029 ft) Nepal,  China
2AmericasAconcagua6,962 m (22,841 ft) Argentina
3AntarcticaVinson Massif4,892 m (16,050 ft)None
4AustraliaMount Kosciuszko2,228 m (7,310 ft) Australia

All highest points over 2,000 m

RankIslandHighest pointHeight (meters/feet)Country or territory containing highest pointOther countries or territories on island
1New GuineaPuncak Jaya4,884 m (16,024 ft) Indonesia Papua New Guinea
2HawaiiMauna Kea4,205 m (13,796 ft) United States
3BorneoMount Kinabalu4,095 m (13,435 ft) Malaysia Brunei,  Indonesia
4TaiwanJade Mountain (Yu Shan)3,952 m (12,966 ft) Republic of China (Taiwan)
5SumatraMount Kerinci3,805 m (12,484 ft) Indonesia
6Ross IslandMount Erebus3,794 m (12,448 ft)None – Antarctica, claimed by  New Zealand
7HonshūMount Fuji3,776 m (12,388 ft) Japan
8South IslandAoraki/Mount Cook3,755 m (12,320 ft) New Zealand
9LombokMount Rinjani3,726 m (12,224 ft) Indonesia
10TenerifeTeide3,718 m (12,198 ft) Spain
11GreenlandGunnbjørnsfjeld3,694 m (12,119 ft) Greenland
12JavaSemeru3,676 m (12,060 ft) Indonesia
13SulawesiBulu Rantemario3,478 m (11,411 ft) Indonesia
14SicilyMount Etna3,326 m (10,912 ft) Italy
15Siple IslandMount Siple3,110 m (10,203 ft)None – Antarctica
16HispaniolaPico Duarte3,098 m (10,164 ft) Dominican Republic Haiti
17RéunionPiton des Neiges3,070 m (10,072 ft)Réunion, overseas department of  France
18MauiHaleakala3,055 m (10,023 ft) United States
19BaliMount Agung3,031 m (9,944 ft) Indonesia
20SeramGunung Binaiya3,027 m (9,931 ft) Indonesia
21BiokoPico Basilé3,011 m (9,879 ft) Equatorial Guinea
22Alexander IslandMount Stephenson2,987 m (9,800 ft)None – Antarctica
23TimorGunung Tata Mailau2,963 m (9,721 ft) Timor-Leste Indonesia
24MindanaoMount Apo2,954 m (9,692 ft) Philippines
25South GeorgiaMount Paget2,934 m (9,626 ft) South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom (claimed by  Argentina)
26LuzonMount Pulag2,922 m (9,587 ft) Philippines
27MadagascarMaromokotro2,876 m (9,436 ft) Madagascar
28Unimak Island, AlaskaMount Shishaldin2,869 m (9,413 ft) United States
29FogoMount Fogo2,829 m (9,281 ft) Cape Verde
30North IslandMount Ruapehu2,797 m (9,177 ft) New Zealand
31Anvers IslandMount Francais2,760 m (9,055 ft)None – Antarctica
32Heard IslandMawson Peak2,745 m (9,006 ft)Heard Island and McDonald Islands, territory of  Australia
33SumbawaMount Tambora2,722 m (8,930 ft) Indonesia
34BougainvilleMount Balbi2,715 m (8,907 ft) Papua New Guinea
35CorsicaMonte Cinto2,706 m (8,878 ft) France
36BuruMount Kapalatmada2,700 m (8,858 ft) Indonesia
37Ellesmere IslandBarbeau Peak2,616 m (8,583 ft) Canada
38MindoroMount Halcón2,582 m (8,471 ft) Philippines
39Tierra del FuegoMonte Darwin2,580 m (8,465 ft) Chile Argentina
40Goodenough IslandMount Vineuo2,536 m (8,320 ft) Papua New Guinea
41Sri LankaPidurutalagala2,524 m (8,281 ft) Sri Lanka
42Brabant IslandMount Parry2,520 m (8,268 ft)None – Antarctica
43CreteMount Ida2,456 m (8,058 ft) Greece
44NegrosKanlaon2,435 m (7,989 ft) Philippines
45La PalmaRoque de los Muchachos2,423 m (7,949 ft) Spain
46FloresPoco Mandasawu2,370 m (7,776 ft) Indonesia
47Grande ComoreMount Karthala2,361 m (7,746 ft) Comoros
48Pico Island, AzoresPonta do Pico2,351 m (7,713 ft) Portugal
49Atlasov Island, Kuril IslandsAlaid Volcano2,339 m (7,674 ft) Russia
50New BritainMount Ulawun2,334 m (7,657 ft) Papua New Guinea
51GuadalcanalMount Popomanaseu2,332 m (7,651 ft) Solomon Islands
52Adelaide IslandMount Gaudry2,315 m (7,595 ft)None – Antarctica
53Clarence IslandMount Irving2,300 m (7,546 ft)None – Antarctica
54HokkaidōAsahidake2,290 m (7,513 ft) Japan
55Jan MayenBeerenberg2,277 m (7,470 ft) Norway
56JamaicaBlue Mountain Peak2,256 m (7,402 ft) Jamaica
57TahitiMount Orohena2,241 m (7,352 ft) French Polynesia, dependent territory of  France
58Axel Heiberg IslandOutlook Peak2,210 m (7,251 ft) Canada
59Milne LandSt. Thomas Lund Peak2,200 m (7,218 ft)+ Greenland
60Vancouver IslandGolden Hinde2,195 m (7,201 ft) Canada
61New IrelandLambel2,150 m (7,054 ft) Papua New Guinea
62Baffin IslandMount Odin2,147 m (7,044 ft) Canada
63Panay IslandMount Madia-as2,117 m (6,946 ft) Philippines
64BacanBuku Sibela2,111 m (6,926 ft) Indonesia
65IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2,110 m (6,923 ft) Iceland
66Upernivik IslandPalup Qaqa2,105 m (6,906 ft) Greenland
67Smith IslandMount Foster2,105 m (6,906 ft)None – Antarctica
68UmnakMount Vsevidof2,103 m (6,900 ft) United States
69Palawan IslandMount Mantalingahan2,085 m (6,841 ft) Philippines
70Fergusson IslandOthona Peak2,073 m (6,801 ft) Papua New Guinea
71Tristan da CunhaQueen Mary's Peak2,062 m (6,765 ft) Tristan da Cunha, part of  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, an overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
72Theresa IslandTheresa Island2,059 m (6,755 ft) Canada
73Sibuyan IslandMount Guiting-Guiting2,057 m (6,749 ft) Philippines
74Unalaska IslandMount Makushin2,036 m (6,680 ft) United States
75São ToméPico de São Tomé2,024 m (6,640 ft) São Tomé and Príncipe

Other notable island mountains

Many of the following islands are selected for inclusion as the main island or having the highest peak in their island nation. The list includes some dependent or semi-dependent island overseas territories with their own ISO 3166-1 country code. Note that the dependencies of Guernsey (Alderney, Sark, Herm) and St. Helena (Tristan da Cunha, Ascension Island) are listed as separate units.

Nevis (Saint Kitts-Nevis) is also listed separately. Note also that the Netherlands Antilles (Curaçao, Bonaire, Saint Martin, Sint Eustatius, Saba) have been split up in separate units.

The list also includes other notable islands, for example some islands that are the largest island mountain of its country or autonomous region.

IslandHighest pointHeight (meters/feet)Country or territory containing highest pointOther countries or territories on island
Coulman IslandHawkes Heights1,998 m (6,555 ft)None – Antarctica, claimed by  New Zealand
ShikokuMount Ishizuchi1,982 m (6,503 ft) Japan
CubaPico Turquino1,975 m (6,480 ft) Cuba
CyprusMount Olympus (Cyprus)1,952 m (6,404 ft) CyprusAkrotiri and Dhekelia,  United Kingdom sovereign base areas[1]
JejuMount Halla1,950 m (6,398 ft) South Korea
Gran CanariaPico de Las Nieves1,949 m (6,394 ft) Spain
YakushimaMount Miyanoura1,935 m (6,348 ft) Japan
Espiritu SantoMount Tabwemasana1,877 m (6,158 ft) Vanuatu
MadeiraPico Ruivo1,862 m (6,109 ft) Madeira, autonomous region of  Portugal
Savai'iSilisili1,858 m (6,096 ft) Samoa
Kerguelen IslandMont Ross1,850 m (6,070 ft) French Southern and Antarctic Lands, overseas territory of  France
HainanWuzhi Shan1,840 m (6,037 ft) China
SardiniaPunta la Marmora1,834 m (6,017 ft) Sardinia, autonomous region of  Italy
KyūshūMount Nakadake (Mount Kujū)1,791 m (5,876 ft) Japan
Peter I IslandLars Christensen Peak1,755 m (5,758 ft)None – Antarctica, claimed by  Norway
SpitsbergenNewtontoppen1,713 m (5,620 ft)Svalbard, dependent territory of  Norway
Isabela IslandVolcán Wolf1,707 m (5,600 ft) Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Sturge Island (Balleny Islands)Brown Peak1,705 m (5,594 ft)None – Antarctica, claimed by  New Zealand
New CaledoniaMont Panié1,628 m (5,341 ft)New Caledonia, overseas territory of  France
TasmaniaMount Ossa1,617 m (5,305 ft) Australia
OmetepeConcepción1,580 m (5,184 ft) Nicaragua
Socotraunnamed point in the Haghier Mountains1,503 m (4,931 ft) Yemen
Basse-TerreLa Grande Soufrière1,467 m (4,813 ft) Guadeloupe, overseas department of  France
DominicaMorne Diablotins1,447 m (4,747 ft) Dominica
MajorcaPuig Major1,445 m (4,741 ft) Spain
SamosKerkis1,443 m (4,734 ft) Greece
São Sebastião IslandPico de São Sebastião1,378 m (4,521 ft) Brazil
MartiniqueMontagne Pelée1,397 m (4,583 ft) Martinique, overseas department of  France
Great BritainBen Nevis1,344 m (4,409 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Puerto RicoCerro de Punta1,338 m (4,390 ft) Puerto Rico, organized unincorporated territory of the  United States
Viti LevuTomanivi1,324 m (4,344 ft) Fiji
Saint VincentSoufrière1,324 m (4,344 ft) Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Angel de la Guardaunnamed point1,305 m (4,281 ft) Mexico
AndørjaLanglitinden1,277 m (4,190 ft) Norway
Marion IslandMascarin Peak1,230 m (4,035 ft) South Africa
Uummannaq IslandUummannaq1,170 m (3,839 ft) Greenland
Saint KittsMount Liamuiga1,156 m (3,793 ft) Saint Kitts and Nevis
IrelandCarrauntoohil1,038 m (3,406 ft) Ireland United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
KaoKao1,033 m (3,389 ft) Tonga
Ilha GrandePico da Pedra D'Água1,031 m (3,383 ft) Brazil
SkyeSgurr Alasdair992 m (3,255 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Stewart Island/RakiuraMount Anglem979 m (3,212 ft) New Zealand
NevisNevis Peak985 m (3,232 ft) Nevis, autonomous island of  Saint Kitts and Nevis
MullBen More (Mull)966 m (3,169 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Agrihanunnamed location965 m (3,166 ft) Northern Mariana Islands, commonwealth in political union with the  United States
Ta'uLata Mountain964 m (3,163 ft) American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the  United States
Margarita IslandCerro el Copey957 m (3,140 ft) Venezuela
Saint LuciaMount Gimie950 m (3,117 ft) Saint Lucia
TrinidadEl Cerro del Aripo940 m (3,084 ft) Trinidad and Tobago
Lantau IslandLantau Peak934 m (3,064 ft) Hong Kong, special administrative region of  China
MontserratChances Peak914 m (2,999 ft) Montserrat, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
MahéMome Seychellois905 m (2,969 ft) Seychelles
EysturoySlættaratindur882 m (2,894 ft) Faroe Islands, autonomous region of  Denmark
SabaMount Scenery877 m (2,877 ft) Saba, island of the  Netherlands Antilles
Isle of ArranGoat Fell874 m (2,867 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Ascension IslandGreen Mountain859 m (2,818 ft)Ascension Island, part of  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, an overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
Zadetkyi Kyununnamed point852 m (2,795 ft) Myanmar
GrenadaMount Saint Catherine840 m (2,756 ft) Grenada
MauritiusPiton de la Petite Rivière Noire828 m (2,717 ft) Mauritius
Saint HelenaDiana's Peak818 m (2,684 ft)Saint Helena, part of  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
NewfoundlandThe Cabox, Lewis Hills814 m (2,671 ft) Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador)
RùmAskival812 m (2,664 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Lewis and HarrisClisham799 m (2,621 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
PohnpeiTotolom791 m (2,595 ft) Federated States of Micronesia
Jura, ScotlandBeinn an Òir785 m (2,575 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Bouvet IslandOlavtoppen780 m (2,559 ft) Norway
BračSveti Vid778 m (2,552 ft) Croatia
Ko ChangKhao Salak Phet743 m (2,438 ft) Thailand
North AndamanSaddle Peak738 m (2,421 ft) India
Penang IslandPenang Hill735 m (2,411 ft) Malaysia
Isla de los EstadosMontes Bove823 m (2,700 ft) Argentina
East FalklandMount Usborne705 m (2,313 ft) Falkland Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom (claimed by  Argentina)
West FalklandMount Adam700 m (2,297 ft) Falkland Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom (claimed by  Argentina)
Marmara Islandİlyas Tepe (Radar Tepe)699 m (2,293 ft) Turkey
Cocos IslandCerro Iglesias671 m (2,201 ft) Costa Rica
MayotteBenara660 m (2,165 ft) Mayotte, overseas collectivity of  France
RarotongaTe Manga652 m (2,139 ft) Cook Islands, self-governing state in free association with  New Zealand
Trindade IslandPico Desejado640 m (2,100 ft) Brazil
Isle of ManSnaefell621 m (2,037 ft) Isle of Man, British crown dependency
Sint EustatiusThe Quill602 m (1,975 ft) Sint Eustatius, island of the  Netherlands Antilles
Lord Howe IslandBall's Pyramid562 m (1,844 ft) Australia
Hong Kong IslandVictoria Peak552 m (1,811 ft) Hong Kong, special administrative region of  China
Sinmi-doUnjongsan532 m (1,745 ft) North Korea
Tiran Islandunnamed point525 m (1,722 ft) Saudi Arabia
Futuna IslandMont Puke524 m (1,719 ft) Wallis and Futuna, overseas territory of  France
TortolaMount Sage521 m (1,709 ft) British Virgin Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
ConchagüitaVolcan Conchagüita505 m (1,657 ft) El Salvador
IslayBeinn Bheigier491 m (1,611 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Saint ThomasCrown Mountain474 m (1,555 ft) United States Virgin Islands, organized unincorporated territory of the  United States
Hirta (St Kilda)Conachair430 m (1,411 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
Saint MartinPic Paradis424 m (1,391 ft)Saint Martin, overseas collectivity of  France Sint Maarten, island of the  Netherlands Antilles
CoibaCerro La Torre416 m (1,365 ft) Panama
GuamLamlam406 m (1,332 ft) Guam, organized unincorporated territory of the  United States
AntiguaMount Obama402 m (1,319 ft) Antigua and Barbuda
Qeshmunnamed point397 m (1,302 ft) Iran
EiggAn Sgurr393 m (1,289 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
CuraçaoMount Christoffel372 m (1,220 ft) Curaçao, island of the  Netherlands Antilles
Guanajaunnamed point365 m (1,198 ft) Honduras
Christmas IslandMurray Hill361 m (1,184 ft) Christmas Island, territory of  Australia
Phu Quocunnamed point360 m (1,181 ft) Vietnam
Pitcairn IslandPawala Valley Ridge347 m (1,138 ft) Pitcairn Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
Sazan Islandunnamed point342 m (1,122 ft) Albania
Ailsa CraigIsland Summit338 m (1,109 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
BarbadosMount Hillaby336 m (1,102 ft) Barbados
ProvidenciaEl Pico320 m (1,050 ft) Colombia
Norfolk IslandMount Bates319 m (1,047 ft) Norfolk Island, territory of  Australia
Terre-de-HautMorne du Chameau306 m (1,004 ft) Guadeloupe, overseas department of  France
Shadwanunnamed point301 m (988 ft) Egypt
Terre-de-BasMorne Abymes293 m (961 ft) Guadeloupe, overseas department of  France
Saint-BarthélemyMorne du Vitet286 m (938 ft) Saint-Barthélemy, overseas collectivity of  France
La DésiradeGrand-Montagne276 m (906 ft) Guadeloupe, overseas department of  France
MasirahJabal Madrub275 m (902 ft) Oman
MaltaTa'Dmejrek253 m (830 ft) Malta
BabeldaobMount Ngerchelchauus242 m (794 ft) Palau
Isle of WightSt Boniface Down241 m (791 ft) United Kingdom
MiquelonMorne de la Grande Montagne240 m (787 ft) Saint Pierre and Miquelon, overseas collectivity of  France
BonaireBrandaris Hill239 m (784 ft) Bonaire, island of the  Netherlands Antilles
MjältönMjältötoppen236 m (774 ft) Sweden
Island of MontrealMount Royal233 m (764 ft) Canada
Marie-GalanteMorne Constant204 m (669 ft) Guadeloupe, overseas department of  France
Stac An Arminunnamed point196 m (643 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland
Zanzibarunnamed point in the Koani chain195 m (640 ft) Tanzania
ArubaMount Jamanota188 m (617 ft) Aruba
ColoaneColoane Alto172 m (564 ft) Macau, special administrative region of  China
SingaporeBukit Timah166 m (545 ft) Singapore
BornholmRytterknægten162 m (531 ft) Denmark
RügenPiekberg161 m (528 ft) Germany
JerseyLes Platons143 m (469 ft) Jersey, British crown dependency
Grande-TerreMorne l'Escale136 m (446 ft) Guadeloupe, overseas department of  France
ÅlandOrrdalsklint128 m (420 ft) Åland Islands, autonomous region of  Finland
Bahrain IslandJabal ad Dukhan122 m (400 ft) Bahrain
Sveti Nikola Islandunnamed point121 m (397 ft) Montenegro
Sherbro Islandunnamed point120 m (394 ft) Sierra Leone
WhalsayWard of Clett119 m (390 ft) United Kingdom (Scotland)
WolinMount Grzywacz115 m (377 ft) Poland
SarkLe Moulin114 m (374 ft) Sark, part of the Bailiwick of  Guernsey, a British crown dependency
GuernseyHautnez110 m (361 ft) Guernsey, British crown dependency
Hermunnamed point106 m (348 ft) Herm, part of the Bailiwick of  Guernsey, a British crown dependency
AlderneyLe Rond But93 m (305 ft) Alderney, part of the Bailiwick of  Guernsey, a British crown dependency
Banabaunnamed point81 m (266 ft) Kiribati
BermudaTown Hill79 m (259 ft) Bermuda, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
NauruCommand Ridge71 m (233 ft) Nauru
Niueunnamed location near Mutalau settlement68 m (223 ft) Niue, self-governing state in free association with  New Zealand
HiiumaaTornimägi68 m (223 ft) Estonia
Île Royaleunnamed point66 m (217 ft) French Guiana, overseas department of  France
AnguillaCrocus Hill65 m (213 ft) Anguilla, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
Cat IslandMount Alvernia63 m (207 ft) Bahamas
Astolaunnamed point60 m (197 ft) Pakistan
Haloulunnamed point57 m (187 ft) Qatar
JerbaGuellala52 m (171 ft) Tunisia
Grand Turk IslandBlue Bottle49 m (161 ft) Turks and Caicos Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
Grand CaymanThe Bluff43 m (141 ft) Cayman Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
VlielandVuurboetsduin36 m (118 ft) Netherlands
TerschellingKaapsduin31 m (102 ft) Netherlands
TexelLoodsmanduin26 m (85 ft) Netherlands
AmelandOerdblinkerd24 m (79 ft) Netherlands
Vlielandunnamed point20 m (66 ft) Netherlands
Diego Garciaunnamed point15 m (49 ft) British Indian Ocean Territory, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom
Tidraunnamed point15 m (49 ft) Mauritania
Arwadunnamed point14 m (46 ft) Syria
Abu al Abyadunnamed point12 m (39 ft) United Arab Emirates
Likiepunnamed point10 m (33 ft) Marshall Islands
Mukawwarunnamed point10 m (33 ft) Sudan
Dzharylgachunnamed point6 m (20 ft) Ukraine
Île du Palmierunnamed point6 m (20 ft) Lebanon
Dahlak Kebirunnamed point5 m (16 ft) Eritrea
West Islandunnamed point5 m (16 ft) Cocos (Keeling) Islands, territory of  Australia
Funafutiunnamed point5 m (16 ft) Tuvalu
Nukunonuunnamed point5 m (16 ft) Tokelau, territory of  New Zealand
Ambergris CayeRobles Point4 m (13 ft) Belize
Villingiliunnamed point2.3 m (8 ft) Maldives

See also


  1. ^ Akrotiri and Dhekelia are not sovereign territory of the Republic of Cyprus – see Appendix A, Article 1 in the Cypriot constitution.

Alejandro Selkirk Island 1329 meters according to Wikipedia and 1269 meters according to Google Earth cerro de los inocentes is the name of the mountain