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Crib Point

Crib Point is a town in Metropolitan Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.

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  • Area:6.563 km2
  • Elevation:15 m
  • Population:3,183
  • Local Government Area:Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

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Crib Point is a town in Metropolitan Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. It is part of the urban enclave on Western Port comprising Bittern, Crib Point, Hastings, Tyabb, and Somerville. Its local government area is the Shire of Mornington Peninsula. Crib Point is served by three railway stations: Morradoo, Crib Point and Stony Point, the latter of which is the terminus of the greater-metropolitan Stony Point line. Crib Point Post Office opened on 18 July 1890.The town has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League. It is situated near the HMAS Cerberus naval base. It is opposite a park that has a long stretch of mangroves. The Victorian Maritime Centre is temporarily located at Crib Point. It has a future permanent site announced at Hastings. The museum houses many artefacts of both the Royal Australian Navy and the Merchant Navy. The Maritime Centre has the HMAS Otama, a former Oberon-class submarine, moored offshore, but it is not in condition suitable for visitor access. # History # Weather Crib Point has an oceanic climate with relative small thermal differences between seasons, but is still prone to temperature extremes upon northerly winds both in summer and winter. # Things to do

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