Summary: Multiple white hand stencils and charcoal art in a tall but shallow shelter.

A number of adult and child hand stencils are faint but still visible at this shelter. The majority are white, altough there are also some faint red hand stencils.

AWAT5041 LR Chase Avenue SWA

The shelter also contains some charcoal art, of indeterminate figures.

AWAT5045 LR Chase Avenue SWA

At the base of the tall but shallow shelter is a relatively deep, and undisturbed midden.

AWAT5038 LR Chase Avenue SWA

Chase Avenue SWA - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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