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You can find out more information about the top roller coaster in the world. Providing that you are active, like adventuring, this report will be the most appropriate one for you to get more detail ...

You can find out more information about the top roller coaster in the world. Providing that you are active, like adventuring, this report will be the most appropriate one for you to get more detail like the height, how many wheels and wagons of the roller coasters. Choose what you like most and enjoy it.

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  • ALL ABOUT ROLLER COASTER IN THE WORLDTop 5 Tallest Roller Coasters in AmericaAmerica is proud to say that the three of the five world’s tallest roller coasters lie in herterritory. These are Kingda King, Top Thrill Disaster and Superman: The Escape from Krypton. Inaddition, another two of its roller coasters landed places in the ten world’s tallest rollercoasters, the Millenium Force and the Intimidate 305. The five mentioned roller coasters areamong the tallest roller coasters in the America.Kingda King, with a height of 456 feet (139 meters), is recognized as the tallest roller coaster inAmerica and in the world. It is hailed as the king of roller coasters. It is also the fastest rollercoaster in America. It is situated in Six Flags Great Adventure Park in Jackson, New Jersey. Itshydraulic and catapult engineering lift-off system mechanism drives its passengers with a speedfrom 0 to 128 in 3.5 seconds. It is one of the two strata coasters in the world. Strata coaster isthe one that has a complete circuit. It has also the tallest steel roller coaster drops, with a dropheight of 418 feet (127 meters).Top Thrill Dragster, with a height of 420 feet (128 meters), is the second tallest roller coaster inthe America and in the world. It is situated in Cedar Point Park in Sandusky, Ohio. It is the firstever made strata coaster. It is basically the older, shorter and slower version of Kingda King. Itsdrop height, which is 400 feet (122 meters), has been surpassed by Kingda King. It had threerecords in the past: the tallest, fastest and the steepest drop since it was introduced in2003.The records were beaten later by Kingda King.Superman: The Escape from Krypton, with a height of 415 feet (126 meters), is the third tallestroller coaster in America and in the world. It can be found in Six Flags Magic Mountain Park inValencia, California. It is a roller coaster with a reverse freefall launch mechanism. Its dropheight, which is 328 feet (100 meters), is also the world’s third tallest roller coaster drops.Millenium Force, with the height of 310 feet (94 meters), is the fourth tallest roller coaster inAmerica. It is also the world’s sixth tallest roller coaster. It is known as giga coaster due to its
  • great height. Like Kingda King, it is also located in Cedar Point Park in Sandusky, Ohio. It is thebest roller coaster in the world and the most popular one in the Cedar Point Park, based onconsistent votes and poll ranking. Indeed, it is the ultimate scream machine in the world. With alength of 6,595 feet (2010 meters), it is also the longest roller coaster in America. It has a speedof 93 miles per hour. It has a drop height of 300 feet (91 meters) is the world’s fifth tallestroller coaster drop height.Intimidate 305, with a height of 305 feet (93 meters), is the fifth tallest roller coaster inAmerica. It is also the world’s seventh tallest roller coaster. It is situated in Kings Dominion inDoswell, Virginia. It has a speed of 90 miles per hour. It is also a giga coaster. It shares with theMillenium Force the slot as the world’s fifth tallest roller coaster drop height.Top 5 Tallest Roller Coasters in AsiaThe five tallest roller coasters in Asia are located within the mainland of the continent: four ofwhich are from Japan and one from mainland China.Steel Dragon 2000, a giga coaster, is the Asia’s tallest roller coaster, with the height of 318 feet(97 meters). It has also the feat of being the world’s fifth tallest roller coaster. It is also the thirdfastest roller coaster in Asia, with a speed of 95 miles per hour. With the length of 8133 feet(2479 meters), it is also world’s longest roller coaster. Its drop height of 307 feet (94 meters)makes it as the tallest roller coaster drops in Asia. It is also the world’s tallest roller coaster thatmakes use of a traditional chain launch mechanism. It is situated at Nagashima Spa Land inNagashima, Mie, Japan. It was opened to the public in year 2000 which is a year of the dragon.It was built by Chance Morgan. This roller coaster has been built with much steel requirementsnecessary for the earthquake protection.Thunder Dolphin, a mega coaster, is the Asia’s second tallest roller coaster, with the height of262 feet (80 meters).It is also the world’s sixth tallest continuous circuit roller coaster. It is alsothe fourth fastest roller coaster in Asia, with the speed of 81 miles per hour. Its drop height of
  • 218 feet (66 meters) makes it the Asia’s third tallest roller coaster drop. It is located at theLaQua section of the Tokyo Dome City Attractions in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. It was opened tothe public in year 2003. It was designed and built by Intamin.Fujiyama is the Asia’s third tallest roller coaster, with the height of 259 feet (79 meters). It isalso the fourth fastest roller coaster in Asia, with the speed of 81 miles per hour, same withThunder Dolphin. With its length of 6709 feet (2045 meters), it is also Asia’s second longestroller coaster. Its drop height of 230 feet (70 meters) makes it the second tallest roller coasterdrop in Asia. It is located at Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. Its name wasderived from the famous Mt. Fuji. It was introduced to the public in year 1996. During thattime, Fujiyama was the tallest roller coaster and the tallest roller coaster drop in the world.Eejanaika is the Asia’s fourth tallest roller coaster, with the height of 249 feet (76 meters). It isalso the sixth fastest roller coaster in Asia, with the speed of 78 miles per hour. It is also locatedat Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. It was opened to the public in year 2006. Itwas designed by S&S Arrow. It has a four- dimensional structural design and it is the world’ssecond four-dimensional roller coaster made. It is also the one with the most inversions in theworld.Diving Coaster is the Asia’s fifth tallest roller coaster and also the tallest and the largest rollercoaster in China, with the height of 213 feet (65 meters). It is situated at Happy Valley inSongjiang, Shanghai, China.Top 5 Tallest Roller Coasters in EuropeSilver Star is the tallest roller coaster in Europe with the height of 240 feet (73 meters), makingit a hyper coaster. It is also the third fastest roller coaster in the continent, with the speed of 79miles per hour. With the length of 5315 feet (1620 meters), it is the Europe’s third longest rollercoaster. It also grabs the feat of being the continent’s tallest roller coaster drop with the dropheight of 220 feet (67 meters). It is located at Europa Park in Rust, Baden Wuerttemberg,Germany. It was built by Bolliger & Mabillard and was introduced to the public in year 2002.
  • Pepsi Max Big One is the second tallest roller coaster in Europe with the height of 213 feet (65meters). It is also the fifth fastest roller coaster in the continent, having a speed of 74 miles perhour. With the length of 5497 feet (1675 meters), it is the Europe’s second longest rollercoaster. It has also a second rank in the continent’s tallest roller coaster drop having a dropheight of 205 feet (62 meters). It is located at Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire,England, United Kingdom. It was originally made by Arrow Dynamics and was made open to thepublic in year 1994.During that time, Pepsi Max Big One was the tallest and the fastest rollercoaster in the world. It is sponsored by Pepsi Cola Corporation, under Pepsi Max product.Stealth is the third tallest roller coaster in Europe with the height of 205 feet (62 meters). It isalso the second fastest roller coaster in the continent, with the speed of 80 miles per hour. It isalso the fastest and the tallest wooden coaster in Europe. It is the second tallest woodencoaster in the world. With the It is situated at Thorpe Park in Chertsey, Surrey, England, UnitedKingdom. It was built by Intamin of Switzerland and was introduced to the public in year 2006.Colossus, a wooden coaster, is the fourth tallest roller coaster in Europe having a height of 197feet (60 meters). It is also the Europe’s seventh longest roller coaster, with the length of 4410feet (1344 meters). It is the roller coaster with the most number of inversions in the world. It isthe sixth tallest roller coaster drop in the continent with a drop height of 159 feet (48 meters).Itcan be found at Heide-Park Soltau in Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany. It was made open to thepublic in year 2001.Stunt Fall is the fifth tallest roller coaster in Europe with a height of 192 feet (59 meters). It isalso got eight places in the fastest roller coaster in the continent, with a speed of 66 miles perhour. It is also the Europe’s fourth tallest roller coaster drop with a drop height of 177 feet (54meters). It is situated at Parque Warner Madrid in San Martin de la Vega, Madrid, Spain. It wasintroduced to the public in year 2002.
  • Top 5 Tallest Roller Coasters in the worldRoller coasters are the most popular rides in recreational parks around the world. The top fiveworld’s tallest roller coasters, in descending order, are Kingda Ka, Top Thrill Dragster,Superman: The Escape from Krypton, Tower of Terror II, and the Steel Dragon 2000.Kingda Ka is hailed as the world’s tallest roller coaster. It is located in Six Flags Great AdventurePark in Jackson, New Jersey, USA. It reaches a height of 456 feet (139 meters), accelerates to aspeed of 128 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds and a ride lasts for 28 seconds. It was introduced tothe media in September 2004 and was formally commenced to the public on May 2005. It is astrata coaster, a roller coaster with a complete circuit. It uses hydraulic lift-off rocketmechanism and utilizes an engineered electromagnetic catapult launch. Its name came from agolden tabby Bengal tiger from an Indian myth.Top Thrill Dragster is the second tallest roller coaster in the world. It is located in Cedar PointPark in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. It reaches a height of 420 feet (128 meters) and accelerates to aspeed of 120 miles per second in 3.8 seconds and a ride lasts for 17 seconds. It is also acomplete circuit roller coaster or strata coaster. It is also a hydraulic lift-off rocket roller coasterthat gives passengers an adrenaline rush and uses an electromagnetic brake system for smoothstop.Superman: The Escape from Krypton is the world’s third tallest roller coaster. It is located in SixFlags Magic Mountain Park in Valencia, California, USA. It reaches a height of 415 feet (126meters) and with a speed of 100 miles per hour. It uses a magnetic induction launchmechanism. It is a shuttle roller coaster type.Tower of Terror II is the fourth tallest roller coaster in the world. It is located in DreamworldAmusement Park in Coomera, Queensland, Australia. It reaches a height of 377 (115 meters)feet and accelerates to a speed of 100 miles per hour in 7 seconds and a ride lasts for 27seconds. It is actually a steel shuttle roller coaster type and uses a magnetic induction launchsystem. It had a renovation and was re-introduced in September 2010. It is not considered aroller coaster by some people. Actually, it is only a tower car that goes up and down.
  • Steel Dragon 2000 is the fifth tallest roller coaster in the world. It is located in Nagashima SpaLand Amusement Park in Nagashima, Mie, Japan. It reaches a height of 318 feet (97 meters),with a speed of 95 miles per hour and a ride lasts for 3 minutes and 17 seconds. It wasintroduced to the public in year 2000(a year of the dragon). It uses a traditional chain launchmechanism, making it as the world’s tallest roller coaster that continuously using that particularlift-off system. It is also the world’s longest roller coaster having a length of 8133 feet (2749meters). Its design resembles a dragon’s tail through its series of camel humps-like structures.Top 5 the Most Dangerous Roller CoastersThe danger of a roller coaster can be identified and perceived by knowledge of its height,length, speed, number of inversions, strength of materials used, location, numbers of allowedpassengers and others such as cases of accidents. Below are the top fives most dangerous rollercoasters, from the most dangerous ones to the least ones based on each criterion.In terms of height of the roller coaster, the top five most dangerous roller coasters are thefollowing: Kingda Ka (456 feet) from USA, Top Thrill Dragster (420 feet) from USA, Superman:The Escape from Krypton(415 feet) from USA, Tower of Terror II (377 feet) from Australia andSteel Dragon 2000(318 feet) from Japan.In terms of speed of roller coaster, the top five most dangerous roller coasters are thefollowing: Formula Rossa (149 miles per hour) from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; RingRacer (135 miles per hour) from Germany; Kingda Ka (128 miles per hour) from USA; Top ThrillDragster (120 miles per hour) from USA; and Dodonpa (107 miles per hour) from Japan.Speaking of the number of inversions, the top five most dangerous roller coasters are thefollowing: 10 Inversion Roller Coaster (10 inversions) from China; Colossus (10 inversions) ofUK; Avalancha (8 inversions) from Guatemala; Dragon Khan (8 inversions) from Spain and Flightof the Phoenix (8 inversions) from China.In terms of roller coaster drop height, the top five most dangerous roller coasters are thefollowing: Kingda Ka (418 feet) from USA; Top Thrill Dragster (400 feet) from USA; Superman:The Escape from Krypton (328 feet) from USA; Tower of Terror II (328 feet) from Australia andSteel Dragon 2000 (307 feet) from Japan.
  • In terms of roller coaster length, the top five most dangerous roller coasters are the following:Steel Dragon 2000 (8133 feet) from Japan; Ultimate (7442 feet) from UK; Beast (7359) fromUSA; Son of Beast (7032 feet) from USA and Fujiyama (6709 feet) from Japan.The danger of wooden coaster based on its height can also be considered. The top five (basedon height) most dangerous wooden coasters are the following: Son of Beast (218 feet) fromUSA; Colossus (197 feet) from Germany; T Express (184 feet) from South Korea; El Toro (181feet) from USA and Rattler (180 feet) from USA.The vulnerability of wooden coaster can also be pinpointed, especially on its length. The topfive (based on length) most dangerous wooden coasters are the following: Beast (7359 feet)from USA; Son of Beast (7032 feet) from USA; Voyage (6442 feet) from USA; White Cyclone(5577 feet) from Japan and Mean Streak (5427 feet) from USA.The danger of wooden coaster based on its speed can also be considered. The top five (basedon speed) most dangerous wooden coasters are the following: Son of Beast (78 miles per hour)from USA; El Toro (70 miles per hour) from USA; Voyage (67 miles per hour) from USA; Boss (66miles per hour) from USA and American Eagle (66 miles per hour) from USA.