Tallest Fountain

Posted by admin 13 Jun 2015 Comments Off

The World record of ‘tallest fountain’ has been achieved by King Fahd’s Fountain from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

It is also known as the Jeddah Fountain. The fountain jets water to a maximum height of 1,024 feet (312 m) above the Red Sea. The fountain is visible throughout the entire vicinity of Jeddah. The water it ejects can reach a speed of 375 kilometers (233 mi) per hour and its airborne mass can exceed 18 short tons (16,000 kg). It uses over 500 spotlights to illuminate the fountain at night.


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