Cape Schanck, Victoria facts for kids
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Cape Schanck (view from atop the lighthouse)
|Elevation||79 m (259 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Mornington Peninsula|
Cape Schanck is the south end of the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. It is a piece of land that separates Port Phillip Bay and Westernport Bay. It is a narrow headland with cliffs 84.7 metres (278 feet) high. It has a lighthouse made from limestone built in 1859. In December 1800, Cape Schanck was named by Lieutenant James Grant after Admiral James Schank.
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