Summary: A partly damaged Aboriginal engraving of a fish, along the track to Taffys Rock.

On the ridge near the Cole Trig station is an Aboriginal engraving of a fish, described initially by W.D. Campbell in 1899 as a skate (stingray), and later by McCarthy as a flathead fish. The figure has been slightly exfoliated, with a section of its head missing.

AWAT2653 LR Cole Trig Fish

Cole Trig Fish - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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