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Most extreme roller coasters in the world

The tallest and fastest roller coasters in the world.

Who is brave enough to go for a ride?

  1. Kingda Ka: the world`s tallest and fastest roller coaster

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    Located at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, USA, it`s the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world. The train is launched to 128 miles per hour (206 km/h) in 3.5 seconds. At the end of the launch track, the train climbs the main top hat tower, reaching a height of 456 feet (139 meters)!

  2. Dodonpa in Japan: the highest launch acceleration, 2.7 g

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    Located at Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan, its hill goes straight up, down a hairpin curve, and then goes straight down.

    When the Dodonpa was opened in 2001, it was the fastest roller coaster in the world.
    As of 2010, it is not the fastest but still has the highest launch acceleration at 2.7 g.

  3. Steel Dragon 2000: the world`s longest track length, 8,133ft

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    This gigacoaster at Nagashima Spa Land Amusement Park in Mie Prefecture, Japan, opened in 2000 "The Year of the Dragon" in Asia.

  4. Thunder Dolphin: Tokyo`s most terrifying ride

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    Known for its unique design around buildings in central Tokyo`s Dome City Attractions amusement park, the Thunder Dolphin starts off with a dizzying 218 foot lunge at a steep 80 degree angle. You then race around the track at speeds in excess of 80 mph making this impressive 3,500-foot long, 26-story tall a mental joyride.

  5. Tower of Terror: the fastest and tallest flat ride in the world

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    Located at Dreamworld in the Gold Coast, Australia, it is currently the fourth fastest roller coaster in the world, but it has been reported to be the fastest and tallest roller coaster on a tower.

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