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Cape Schanck, Victoria
| Cape Schanck|
Cape Schanck (view from atop the lighthouse)
|Elevation:||79 m (259 ft)|
|LGA:||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.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Cape Schanck (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=SSC25303&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 2008-6-02.