Summary: An Aboriginal engraving of a single fish next to the Basin Trail.

A short distance beyond the sign-posted Basin Aboriginal Site is another engraving of a fish – it’s the third solitary fish carving along the track. Warren Bluff described the fish in 1983 as pointing to another engraving site further along the Basin Trail. The fish engraving is quite weathered.

AWAT4391 LR Basin Track fish

Basin Track fish - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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