Summary: The Challenger Snake is an Aboriginal engraving of a faint and weathered snake, near the Challenger Track.

On a “bold ledge of hard ferruginous sandstone” is the Challenger Snake Aboriginal engraving. First described by W.D. Campbell in 1898, the snake is described as having a “long, thin body with pointed ends, very faint and weathered in an exposed position”.

AWAT9803 LR Challenger Snake engraving
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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.
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