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'''Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom''' is a [[drop tower]] located at [[Six Flags Great Adventure]] in Jackson, New Jersey, USA. It is the world's tallest drop tower, with a drop height of {{feet|415}}. It uses the structure of [[Kingda Ka]], the world's tallest roller coaster.
 
'''Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom''' is a [[drop tower]] located at [[Six Flags Great Adventure]] in Jackson, New Jersey, USA. It is the world's tallest drop tower, with a drop height of {{feet|415}}. It uses the structure of [[Kingda Ka]], the world's tallest roller coaster.
 
==History==
 
==History==
Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom was announced on {{date|August 29, 2013}}.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://web.archive.org/web/20130831023929/http://www.freep.com/article/20130830/FEATURES07/308300032/Zumanjaro-Drop-of-Doom-Six-Flags-roller-coaster|title=
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Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom was announced on August 29, 2013.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://web.archive.org/web/20130831023929/http://www.freep.com/article/20130830/FEATURES07/308300032/Zumanjaro-Drop-of-Doom-Six-Flags-roller-coaster|title=
 
New Six Flags ride 'Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom' to feature 90-mph drop|publisher=Detroit Free Press|archive=yes}}</ref>  
 
New Six Flags ride 'Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom' to feature 90-mph drop|publisher=Detroit Free Press|archive=yes}}</ref>  
The ride was first slated to open originally during the Memorial Day Weekend of 2014. Two weeks before opening the new attraction along with the reopening of [[Kingda Ka]], Six Flags Great Adventure delayed the opening due to the weather during the construction of the ride with its extreme heights. Despite the delayed opening in late May, Kingda Ka reopened only during the weekends of the summer until the opening of the drop tower. On {{date|June 26, 2014}}, Six Flags Great Adventure announced the opening of the new attraction for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. It opened on {{date|July 4, 2014}}.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20140714184826/http://www.nj.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2014/07/great_adventures_zumanjaro_drop_of_doom_ride_opens_after_numerous_delays.html|title=The Star-Ledger|archive=yes}}</ref>
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The ride was first slated to open originally during the Memorial Day Weekend of 2014. Two weeks before opening the new attraction along with the reopening of [[Kingda Ka]], Six Flags Great Adventure delayed the opening due to the weather during the construction of the ride with its extreme heights. Despite the delayed opening in late May, Kingda Ka reopened only during the weekends of the summer until the opening of the drop tower. On June 26, 2014, Six Flags Great Adventure announced the opening of the new attraction for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. It opened on July 4, 2014.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20140714184826/http://www.nj.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2014/07/great_adventures_zumanjaro_drop_of_doom_ride_opens_after_numerous_delays.html|title=The Star-Ledger|archive=yes}}</ref>
 
==References==
 
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Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom
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Six Flags Great Adventure
Location Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Status Operating since July 4, 2014
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Manufacturer Intamin
Height 415 feet
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Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom is a drop tower located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, USA. It is the world's tallest drop tower, with a drop height of 415 feet. It uses the structure of Kingda Ka, the world's tallest roller coaster.

History[edit | edit source]

Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom was announced on August 29, 2013.[1] The ride was first slated to open originally during the Memorial Day Weekend of 2014. Two weeks before opening the new attraction along with the reopening of Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure delayed the opening due to the weather during the construction of the ride with its extreme heights. Despite the delayed opening in late May, Kingda Ka reopened only during the weekends of the summer until the opening of the drop tower. On June 26, 2014, Six Flags Great Adventure announced the opening of the new attraction for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. It opened on July 4, 2014.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. New Six Flags ride 'Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom' to feature 90-mph drop. Detroit Free Press(Wayback archive)
  2. The Star-Ledger(Wayback archive)