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Superman Escape

Superman Escape is an Intamin Accelerator Coaster at Warner Bros. Movie World in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The ride opened on Boxing Day (26 December), 2005. It is the fourth roller coaster in the theme park. It accelerates from 0 to in two seconds. History Construction and Opening By June 2005, construction was well under-way for Superman Escape with the area cleared ready for the ride. The ride caused the removal of the Movie Magic Special Effects Show and the Looney Tunes Musical Revue (the latter of which was relocated to the Show Stage)....

Escape Theme Park

Escape Theme Park was an outdoor theme park located inside NTUC Downtown East, Pasir Ris in Singapore. It was opened in May 2000 and a water park named Wild Wild Wet located adjacent to it was opened in June 2004. Its slogan is "360 degrees of fun". The theme park operates on Saturdays, Sundays, gazetted school and public holidays. It had been a non-smoking park from 2005 until it ceased operations in November 2011 for redevelopment....

The Comet (Great Escape)

The Comet is a wooden roller coaster located at Great Escape in Queensbury, New York, in the United States. History The coaster started its existence at Crystal Beach (an amusement park near Fort Erie, Ontario) as a ride known as the Cyclone in 1927. The Cyclone was known as a fearsome coaster which often injured its riders. This apparently occurred so often that there was a permanent first aid station at the end of the ride. Its metal support structure was torn down and rebuilt as the Comet in 1947. The ride was saved shortly after the park closed down forever after the 1989 season....

Angler POW escape

In April 1941, inmates at the Angler POW Camp near Neys Provincial Park on the north shore of Lake Superior planned the largest escape from a Canadian POW camp during World War II. The escape was the largest of its kind in Ontario, Canada. Angler Camp background The Angler Camp was designed to hold prisoners who were a threat to Canada. As a result, several German POWs were held there; however, the Angler Camp held not only enemy soldiers but also innocent Japanese Canadian citizens (who were not placed in the camp until about a year after the escape attempt)....

Maze Prison escape

The Maze Prison escape (known to Irish republicans as the Great Escape) took place on 25 September 1983 in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. HM Prison Maze (previously known as Long Kesh) was a maximum security prison considered to be one of the most escape-proof prisons in Europe, and held prisoners convicted of taking part in armed paramilitary campaigns during the Troubles. In the biggest prison escape in British history, 38 Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) prisoners, who had been convicted of offences including murder and causing explosions, escaped from H-Block 7 (H7) of the prison....

Submarine escape training facility

A Submarine Escape Training Tower is part of a facility used for training submariners in methods of emergency escape from a disabled submarine. It is a tall cylinder filled with water with several entrances at varying depths each simulating an airlock in a submarine. Since the 1930s Towers have been built for use by the Royal Navy, US Navy, Royal Australian Navy and in several other countries. Royal Navy SETT The Submarine Escape Training Tank (SETT) is a deep facility primarily operated to conduct training with submarine escape equipment, operated by the Royal Navy....

June 1962 Alcatraz escape

The June 1962 Alcatraz escape was a prison escape attempt by American criminals Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Frank Morris to leave Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on Alcatraz Island using an inflatable raft. The FBI's investigation was unable to determine whether the three men successfully escaped or died in the attempt. Previous attempts There were 14 separate total escape attempts by 36 different Alcatraz inmates. Most of the escapees involved were shot by guards or recaptured....

Escape from Madagascar

Escape from Madagascar is a suspended family roller coaster at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. History Escape from Madagascar opened on 26 December 2002 as Rugrats Runaway Reptar. It was part of the new Nickelodeon Central themed area. The roller coaster was the third of its type in the world and the first in the Southern Hemisphere. Towards the middle of 2011, Nickelodeon Central started to be rethemed into Kid's World. The change saw Rugrats Runaway Reptar renamed and rethemed into Sky Rocket. The ride remains to be Dreamworld's only children's roller coaster....

Rescape Islands

Rescape Islands is a small group of rocky islands lying 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) northwest of Cape Margerie along Adelie Coast. Surveyed by the French Antarctic Expedition (1949–51) under Andre Liotard, and named in remembrance of an incident of the disembarcation at nearby Port Martin station, when a ship's boat was carried away by the wind....

Sarposa prison tunneling escape of 2011

The Sarposa Prison tunneling escape was the escape of over 400 Taliban prisoners from Sarposa Prison in Kandahar by tunnel in April 2011. The tunnel was dug from the outside. As of April 25, 2011, only a handful of prisoners have been recaptured. Escape The tunnel used for the escape reportedly took several months to build, was over a hundred meters long, and used sophisticated techniques involving electricity, ventilation, and potentially the assistance of engineers....

Escape Cliffs: Escape Cliffs is a locality on the northern coast of the Northern Territory of Australia and the site of the fourth of a series of four failed attempts to establish permanent settlement in Australia...

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