Summary: An Aboriginal engraving site depicting a school of seven fish, towards the end of West Head Road

Sim described a number of fish just above West Head Road, at the western end of Commodore Heights. Most are still fairly distinct. Two fish are swimming head-to-tail, one larger than the other.

AWAT2887 LR Commodore Heights Fish

Another group of five fish are swimming in the same direction.

Although Sim described “extensive views to the north and east across Broken Bay and the Hawkesbury River entrance” there are no longer views from the engraving. However, closer to the edge of the cliffs, a long series of rock platforms provides a nice view.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

Red Hands Cave, Glenbrook (Blue Mountains)
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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.
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