Cape Schanck, Victoria
Cape schanck looking towards pulpit rock at dawn
|Population||362 (2011 census)|
|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.
References[change | change source]
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cape Schanck (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-10-17.
- http://www.lighthouse.net.au/lights/VIC/Cape%20Schanck/Cape%20Schank%20Light.htm[permanent dead link]