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Looking Up: Amusement Parks On Track For A Record-Breaking Year

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JACKSON, UNITED STATES: Riders raise their arms as they travel the "Kingda Ka" roller coaster 19 May, 2005, at Six Flags amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey. The roller coaster is billed as the tallest at 456 feet (139 meters) and fastest, 128 mph (205 kph) on the Earth. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images) Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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