Summary: An Aborginal engraving of what appears to be a man and club in a small shelter near thr Mt Ku-ring-gai Track.

An Aboriginal engraving of a man and what appears to be a club is engraved on the floor of a shelter, near the junction of the Berowra Track and Mt Ku-ring-gai Track.

AWAT4284 LR Cowan Creek Man on Track

The two figures are hard to see, and the top of what seems to be a man is weathered – or has been eroded by people climbing into the cave,

AWAT4277 LR Cowan Creek Man on Track

Cowan Creek Man on Track - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.
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.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water 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.
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.
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