Most prominent mountain peaks of Alaska

Most prominent mountain peaks of Alaska
Mount McKinley (Denali) is the highest mountain peak of the State of Alaska, the United States of America, and all of North America.

The following sortable table lists the 65 ultra prominent mountain peaks of the U.S. State of Alaska.

Topographic elevation is the vertical distance above the reference geoid, a precise mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface. Topographic prominence is the elevation difference between the summit and the highest or key col to a higher summit. Topographic isolation is the minimum great circle distance to a point of higher elevation.

This article defines a significant summit as a summit with at least 100 meters (328.1 feet) of topographic prominence, and a major summit as a summit with at least 500 meters (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence. An ultra-prominent summit is a summit with at least 1500 meters (4921.3 feet) of topographic prominence.

Six of these peaks lie on the international border with Canada: four with Yukon and two with the Province of British Columbia.

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Most prominent summits

The 65 ultra-prominent mountain peaks of Alaska

Rank Mountain Peak Mountain Range Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 Mount McKinley (Denali)[1] PB Alaska Range !B9912687385534 20,320 ft
6194 m
!B9912759552540 20,174 ft
6149 m
!B9841762230620 4,629 mi
7,450 km
2 Mount Fairweather (Fairweather Mountain)[2][3] PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9915508586943 15,325 ft
4671 m
!B9917157482023 12,995 ft
3961 m
!B9877902839995 125 mi
201 km
3 Mount Blackburn NGS PB Wrangell Mountains !B9914836727834 16,390 ft
4996 m
!B9918258967338 11,640 ft
3548 m
!B9885109574754 61 mi
98 km
4 Mount Hayes PB Alaska Range !B9916533593329 13,832 ft
4216 m
!B9918373885162 11,507 ft
3507 m
!B9877708457950 127 mi
205 km
5 Mount Saint Elias[4][3] PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9913895281454 18,008 ft
5489 m
!B9918599760475 11,250 ft
3429 m
!B9893740492125 26 mi
41 km
6 Mount Marcus Baker PB Chugach Mountains !B9917019471335 13,176 ft
4016 m
!B9919123458831 10,676 ft
3254 m
!B9877741737479 127 mi
204 km
7 Shishaldin Volcano[5] PB Unimak Island !B9920426175155 9,372 ft
2857 m
!B9920426175155 9,372 ft
2857 m
!B9863150082342 545 mi
878 km
8 Mount Redoubt NGS PB Chigmit Mountains !B9919582504881 10,197 ft
3108 m
!B9920669180760 9,147 ft
2788 m
!B9885439623972 59 mi
94 km
9 Mount Torbert PB Alaska Range !B9918455912346 11,413 ft
3479 m
!B9921184015640 8,688 ft
2648 m
!B9880339627734 98 mi
157 km
10 Mount Pavlof PB Alaska Peninsula !B9921701309758 8,250 ft
2515 m
!B9921731658795 8,225 ft
2507 m
!B9880690881463 94 mi
152 km
11 Mount Veniaminof PB Alaska Peninsula !B9921731658795 8,225 ft
2507 m
!B9921762100219 8,200 ft
2499 m
!B9872707977362 210 mi
337 km
12 Mount Hubbard[3] PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9915756328763 14,950 ft
4557 m
!B9921933036274 8,061 ft
2457 m
!B9895556427023 21 mi
34 km
13 Iliamna Volcano PB Chigmit Mountains !B9919761602963 10,016 ft
3053 m
!B9922177944187 7,866 ft
2398 m
!B9891023351769 34 mi
54 km
14 Mount Sanford PB Wrangell Mountains !B9914930515067 16,237 ft
4949 m
!B9922408134150 7,687 ft
2343 m
!B9889210934505 40 mi
65 km
15 Mount Tom White PB Chugach Mountains !B9918652342337 11,191 ft
3411 m
!B9922468156056 7,641 ft
2329 m
!B9883253809460 73 mi
118 km
16 Mount Cook[3] PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9916585783436 13,760 ft
4194 m
!B9922707887619 7,460 ft
2274 m
!B9899395086986 15 mi
23 km
17 Mount Kimball PB Alaska Range !B9919433576564 10,350 ft
3155 m
!B9922754914914 7,425 ft
2263 m
!B9885946597457 56 mi
90 km
18 Mount Chamberlin PB Brooks Range !B9920808998421 9,020 ft
2749 m
!B9922756262690 7,424 ft
2263 m
!B9866371876771 395 mi
636 km
19 Mount Griggs PB Alaska Peninsula !B9922456385283 7,650 ft
2332 m
!B9922924698280 7,300 ft
2225 m
!B9877018952690 136 mi
219 km
20 Mount Foraker PB Alaska Range !B9914238739699 17,400 ft
5304 m
!B9922993427073 7,250 ft
2210 m
!B9899584911495 14 mi
23 km
21 Mount Crillon PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9917366969798 12,726 ft
3879 m
!B9923096019599 7,176 ft
2187 m
!B9896460739737 19 mi
31 km
22 Mount Hesperus PB Alaska Range !B9919951088550 9,828 ft
2996 m
!B9923375820214 6,978 ft
2127 m
!B9885530006851 58 mi
94 km
23 Mount Vsevidof[6] PB Umnak Island !B9923459284065 6,920 ft
2109 m
!B9923459284065 6,920 ft
2109 m
!B9872111811491 223 mi
358 km
24 Mount Bona PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9914739580743 16,550 ft
5044 m
!B9923488227645 6,900 ft
2103 m
!B9887103430941 50 mi
80 km
25 Mount Drum PB Wrangell Mountains !B9917946045400 12,010 ft
3661 m
!B9923693212861 6,760 ft
2060 m
!B9897409381089 18 mi
29 km
26 Makushin Volcano[7] PB Unalaska Island !B9923812261886 6,680 ft
2036 m
!B9923812261886 6,680 ft
2036 m
!B9881260490683 89 mi
143 km
27 Mount Chiginagak PB Alaska Peninsula !B9923452061241 6,925 ft
2111 m
!B9923819749719 6,675 ft
2035 m
!B9880346622298 98 mi
157 km
28 Mount Neacola PB Neacola Mountains !B9920368722780 9,426 ft
2873 m
!B9924278031317 6,376 ft
1943 m
!B9891830256429 31 mi
50 km
29 Mount Douglas PB Alaska Peninsula !B9923273165593 7,050 ft
2149 m
!B9924397945427 6,300 ft
1920 m
!B9888584281135 43 mi
69 km
30 Kichatna Spire PB Alaska Range !B9920847876559 8,985 ft
2739 m
!B9924501655970 6,235 ft
1900 m
!B9889974002837 37 mi
60 km
31 Peak 8084 PB Chugach Mountains !B9921904574578 8,084 ft
2464 m
!B9924503261000 6,234 ft
1900 m
!B9887000202613 50 mi
81 km
32 Pogromni Volcano NGS PB Unimak Island !B9923981350038 6,568 ft
2002 m
!B9924528960756 6,218 ft
1895 m
!B9891565051889 32 mi
51 km
33 Peak 8010 PB Chugach Mountains !B9921996534151 8,010 ft
2441 m
!B9924622673986 6,160 ft
1878 m
!B9893855253487 25 mi
41 km
34 Mount Igikpak PB Brooks Range !B9921669843370 8,276 ft
2523 m
!B9924678020606 6,126 ft
1867 m
!B9869549929418 288 mi
463 km
35 Snow Tower PB Boundary Ranges !B9923975257763 6,572 ft
2003 m
!B9924684551213 6,122 ft
1866 m
!B9899034158175 15 mi
24 km
36 Truuli Peak PB Kenai Mountains !B9923914577977 6,612 ft
2015 m
!B9924783041810 6,062 ft
1848 m
!B9881288408066 89 mi
143 km
37 Mount Natazhat PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9916824809341 13,435 ft
4095 m
!B9924910878371 5,985 ft
1824 m
!B9898761728234 15 mi
25 km
38 Hanagita Peak NGS PB Chugach Mountains !B9921398076123 8,504 ft
2592 m
!B9924962810238 5,954 ft
1815 m
!B9892844717369 28 mi
45 km
39 Tanaga Volcano[8] PB Tanaga Island !B9925011634891 5,925 ft
1806 m
!B9925011634891 5,925 ft
1806 m
!B9866055657736 408 mi
656 km
40 Isanotski Peaks PB Unimak Island !B9921841684355 8,135 ft
2480 m
!B9925079374354 5,885 ft
1794 m
!B9903252968786 10 mi
16 km
41 Sovereign Mountain PB Talkeetna Mountains !B9921000397920 8,849 ft
2697 m
!B9925098084551 5,874 ft
1790 m
!B9887541699738 48 mi
77 km
42 Isthmus Peak PB Kenai Mountains !B9924036308001 6,532 ft
1991 m
!B9925255943056 5,782 ft
1762 m
!B9891402320673 32 mi
52 km
43 Frosty Peak PB Alaska Peninsula !B9925219693771 5,803 ft
1769 m
!B9925306229464 5,753 ft
1754 m
!B9890448170785 36 mi
57 km
44 Great Sitkin Volcano PB Great Sitkin Island !B9925381251525 5,710 ft
1740 m
!B9925381251525 5,710 ft
1740 m
!B9881511738903 87 mi
140 km
45 Mount Cleveland[9] NGS PB Chuginadak Island !B9925442736128 5,675 ft
1730 m
!B9925442736128 5,675 ft
1730 m
!B9885764523461 57 mi
91 km
46 Devils Paw[3] PB Boundary Ranges !B9921394546679 8,507 ft
2593 m
!B9925499204301 5,643 ft
1720 m
!B9881631087505 86 mi
138 km
47 Mount Wrangell PB Wrangell Mountains !B9916297113386 14,163 ft
4317 m
!B9925552590740 5,613 ft
1711 m
!B9899221390605 15 mi
24 km
48 Mount Seattle PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9919433576564 10,350 ft
3155 m
!B9925645619801 5,561 ft
1695 m
!B9901342143146 12 mi
19 km
49 Mount Russell PB Alaska Range !B9918233227298 11,670 ft
3557 m
!B9925719663158 5,520 ft
1682 m
!B9899058920878 15 mi
24 km
50 Mount Foresta PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9918779137482 11,050 ft
3368 m
!B9925939452226 5,400 ft
1646 m
!B9900900334813 13 mi
20 km
51 Mount Steller NGS PB Chugach Mountains !B9919242183162 10,550 ft
3216 m
!B9925939452226 5,400 ft
1646 m
!B9895026332685 23 mi
36 km
52 5390 PB Baranof Island !B9925957987912 5,390 ft
1643 m
!B9925957987912 5,390 ft
1643 m
!B9882381073037 80 mi
128 km
53 Granite Range High Point PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9921382798559 8,517 ft
2596 m
!B9926000748384 5,367 ft
1636 m
!B9893204037461 27 mi
43 km
54 Mount Miller PB Chugach Mountains !B9919054384216 10,750 ft
3277 m
!B9926126373556 5,300 ft
1615 m
!B9889197053112 40 mi
65 km
55 Carlisle Peak NGS PB Carlisle Island !B9926158503064 5,283 ft
1610 m
!B9926158503064 5,283 ft
1610 m
!B9907380163948 7 mi
11 km
56 Bashful Peak PB Chugach Mountains !B9922002778297 8,005 ft
2440 m
!B9926211641718 5,255 ft
1602 m
!B9894859319905 23 mi
37 km
57 Mentasta Mountains High Point PB Mentasta Mountains !B9921562878417 8,365 ft
2550 m
!B9926240226778 5,240 ft
1597 m
!B9893769667930 26 mi
41 km
58 Mount Deborah PB Alaska Range !B9917675792514 12,339 ft
3761 m
!B9926338033022 5,189 ft
1582 m
!B9898387742513 16 mi
26 km
59 Peak 8336 PB Alaska Range !B9921597606124 8,336 ft
2541 m
!B9926343813625 5,186 ft
1581 m
!B9895294955440 22 mi
35 km
60 Mount Gareloi NGS PB Gareloi Island !B9926394075966 5,160 ft
1573 m
!B9926394075966 5,160 ft
1573 m
!B9892579670642 29 mi
46 km
61 Peak 8488 PB Alaska Range !B9921416909294 8,488 ft
2587 m
!B9926436805329 5,138 ft
1566 m
!B9901378554109 12 mi
19 km
62 Mount Augusta[3] PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9916362993050 14,070 ft
4289 m
!B9926546351595 5,082 ft
1549 m
!B9899485235697 14 mi
23 km
63 Peak 6915 PB Chugach Mountains !B9923466512110 6,915 ft
2108 m
!B9926579900384 5,065 ft
1544 m
!B9902091213918 11 mi
18 km
64 Mount Bear PB Saint Elias Mountains !B9915836245471 14,831 ft
4520 m
!B9926604623045 5,052 ft
1540 m
!B9896156307000 20 mi
32 km
65 Korovin Volcano PB Atka Island !B9926649241920 5,030 ft
1533 m
!B9926649241920 5,030 ft
1533 m
!B9881629641059 86 mi
138 km

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References

  1. ^ The summit of Mount McKinley (Denali) is the highest point of the Alaska Range, the State of Alaska, the United States of America, and all of North America.
  2. ^ The summit of Fairweather Mountain (Mount Fairweather) on the border of Alaska is the highest point of the Province of British Columbia.
  3. ^ a b c d e f This summit lies on the international border between Canada and the United States.
  4. ^ The summit of Mount Saint Elias on the international border between Alaska and the Yukon is the second highest mountain peak of both Canada and the United States.
  5. ^ The summit of Shishaldin Volcano is the highest point of Unimak Island and the Aleutian Islands.
  6. ^ The summit of Mount Vsevidof is the highest point of Umnak Island.
  7. ^ The summit of Makushin Volcano is the highest point of Unalaska Island.
  8. ^ The summit of Tanaga Volcano is the highest point of Tanaga Island.
  9. ^ The summit of Mount Cleveland is the highest point of Chuginadak Island.

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