Summary: Red ochre handprints and possible charcoal cave art in a small shelter below the Cowan Track.

Below the Cowan Track in thick scrub is a small but deep shelter, which contains hand stencils and possibly charcoal art.

AWAT9969 LR Cowan Track SWA

The art is on a wide panel across the back of the shelter.

AWAT9966 LR Cowan Track SWA

The hand stencils in red ochre and most are fairly obvious, although some are less distinct.

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