List of mountains of the United States

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This list includes significant mountain peaks and high points located in the United States arranged alphabetically by state, district, or territory. The highest peak or point in each state is noted in bold.

Significant mountain peaks and high points

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

  • Blue Mounds, highest summit of the Ocooch Mountains
  • Belmont Mound, (Ocooch Mountains)
  • Platte Mound, (Ocooch Mountains)
  • Ocooch Mountains, highest and most rugged part of the Driftless Area of the upper Midwest.
  • Timms Hill, highest summit of the State of Wisconsin

Wyoming

District of Columbia

American Samoa

Guam

Northern Mariana Islands

Puerto Rico

United States Virgin Islands

Summit disambiguation

The following list includes links to disambiguation and set index articles for topographic summits of the United States with identical names. The United States Board on Geographic Names is the official authority for all United States geographic names. The United States Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System provides Internet access to these geographic names.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.summitpost.org/mcginnis-mountain/444430
  2. ^ http://repository.azgs.az.gov/uri_gin/azgs/dlio/977
  3. ^ The summit of Mount Frissell is located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  4. ^ The summit of Britton Hill at 105 meters (345 ft) is the lowest high point of any U.S. state.
  5. ^ The summit of Mauna Kea at 4205 meters (13,796 ft) is the highest summit of the Island of Hawaiʻi, the State of Hawaiʻi, and the entire North Pacific Ocean. Mauna Kea is also the tallest mountain on Earth as measured from base to summit. The shield volcano sits on the ocean floor at a depth of 5,998 meters (19,678 ft) for a total height of 10,203 meters (33,474 ft).
  6. ^ The shield volcano Mauna Loa is the most voluminous mountain on Earth with an estimated volume of 74,000 km³ (17,800 cubic miles), or enough material to fill the Grand Canyon more than 18 times.
  7. ^ Mount Lamlam is located 314 kilometers (195 mi) northeast of the Challenger Deep, the deepest point of all the Earth's oceans. The total elevation rise from the bottom of the Challenger Deep at about -10,920 meters (-35,827 feet) to the summit of Mount Lamlam at 406 meters (1332 ft) is 11,326 meters (37,159 ft), or 28% greater than the elevation of Mount Everest.

External links

  • National Geodetic Survey (NGS)
    • NGS Datasheets
    • NGVD 29 to NAVD 88 online elevation converter
    • Geodetic Glossary
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
    • Geographic Names Information System
  • Peakbagger.com
  • PeakList.org
  • SummitPost.org
  • World Mountain Encyclopedia PeakWare.com
  • Interactive elevation profile chart of the continental US.

Coordinates: 63°04′08″N 151°00′23″W / 63.0690°N 151.0063°W / 63.0690; -151.0063 (Denali)

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