Giant Coaster (Fuji-Q Highland)

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Giant Coaster
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Fuji-Q Highland
Location Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan
Status Defunct
Operated 1966 to 1997
Statistics
Manufacturer Sansei Yusoki Co., Ltd.
Type Steel
Height40 metres
Top speed80 km/h
Length1432 metres
Inversions0
Duration3:20
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Giant Coaster was a steel roller coaster located at Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. It is believed to have been the longest roller coaster in the world when it opened. A car from the Giant Coaster still exists and was on display at Fuji-Q in 2019.

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Tallest roller coaster
1966 - 1977
Preceded by
Montaña Rusa
Tallest roller coaster
1966 - 1977
Succeeded by
King Kobra
White Lightnin'
Tallest complete-circuit roller coaster
tied with
Loch Ness Monster

1966 - April 1987
Preceded by
Cyclone
Tallest complete-circuit roller coaster
tied with
Loch Ness Monster

1966 - April 1987
Succeeded by
Vortex
Record
1966 - 1977
Preceded by
Matterhorn Bobsleds
Record
1966 - 1977
Succeeded by
White Lightnin'
King Kobra
Longest roller coaster
1966 - April 1979
Preceded by
Racer
Longest roller coaster
1966 - April 1979
Succeeded by
The Beast