Summary: Five mundoes near the Bairne Trig (West Head)

Near the Bairne Trig are a small number of very weathered mundoes – a total of five have been identified, although there may be more.

Three of the mundoes run in a north-south direction.

AWAT4657 LR Bairne Trig mundoes

The mundoes are adjacent to a large rock platform which is covered with small stones. These may represent a stone arrangement.

AWAT2851 LR Bairne Trig mundoes

At the eastern end of the rock platform are some nice views over Pittwater and the ocean.

AWAT2858 LR edited Bairne Trig mundoes

Bairne Trig mundoes - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

A review of different techniques for photographing Aboriginal rock art. This includdes oblique flash, chain and planar mosaic imaging which combines hundreds of overlapping photos.
Many sites Aboriginal engraving sites across the inner suburbs of Sydney have been destroyed or are very weatheredl. The sites which remain are isolated from their natural environment.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.
Over a hundred Aboriginal sites have been recorded in the Hornsby region, with many of these in the Berowra Valley National Park and around the suburb of Berowra.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
Located to the north-west of Sydney, just south of the Dharug and Yengo National Parks, Maroota has a high concentration of (known) Aboriginal sites. Many more Aboriginal heritage sites are located in the Marramarra National Park. The original inhabitants of the area were the Darug people.
Yengo National Park was an important spiritual and cultural place for the Darkinjung and Wonnarua People for thousands of years, and 640 Aboriginal cultural sites are recorded in the park and nearby areas.
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