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Kingda Ka: World's Fastest and Tallest Roller Coaster

On April 23, 2005, Kingda Ka opened up as the world's tallest (456 feet) and fastest (128 miles per hour!) roller coaster. Enjoy the ride!

Address: Six Flags Great Adventure Park,
P O Box 120, Route 537, Jackson, New Jersey 08527; 732-928-1821. Web: http://www.sixflags. com/parks/greatadventure/index.asp.


Medusa: The First Floorless Roller Coaster in the World

Opened to the public on April 2, 1999, Medusa was the first floorless coaster in the world. Riders are strapped into a flying chair, plunge 13 stories, and rocket through more than 10 highly-banked turns and heart-pounding inversions. Medusa soars at a top speed of 61 mph for over 3 minutes.

Address: Six Flags Great Adventure Park,
P O Box 120, Route 537, Jackson, New Jersey 08527; 732-928-1821. Web: http://www.sixflags. com/parks/greatadventure/index.asp.

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