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This simply reminds you of where the cerebellum is and shows that while it appears to lie in direct contact with the occipital lobe of the cerebral hemisphere, the two are actually separated by the tough, rigid tentorium cerebelli. The cerebellum occupies most of the space in the posterior cranial fossa. It lies dorsal to the brainstem and is connected to it by three cerebellar peduncles. It forms a roof for much of the fourth ventricle.