Summary: Above a small waterfall near Brooklyn Dam are Aboriginal engravings of a fish and wallaby (or kangaroo), and some water channels in the creek bed.

Above a small waterfall near Brooklyn Dam are an Aboriginal engraving of a fish and a wallaby. The fish is the most clear engraving of the two figures, being less exposed to water flowing over it.

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The wallaby or kangaroo is not as distinct; its head and neck are very weathered.

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Below the waterfall, there are holes bored into the vertical rock face.

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A long section part of the creekbed below the falls is rock.

Along one of these sections there are grooves or water channels in the bedrock.

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Brooklyn Dam Fish - 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.
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.
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.
There are about 300 recorded Aboriginal heritage sites in Wollemi National Park, with the rugged and remote environment meaning many sites are yet to be "discovered" and recorde.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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.
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