Summary: Charcoal and red ochre paintings are inside this shelter in the D'Arcy Range. Above the shelter are axe grinding grooves.

Even without any Aboriginal art, this is a picturesque shelter with a smooth, wave-like interior.

AWAT8035 LR D'Arcy Range 19 Shelter

On one curved wall within the shelter is a charcoal drawing.

AWAT8031 LR D'Arcy Range 19 Shelter

Under the lip of the roof is an indeterminate figure in red ochre.

AWAT8019 LR D'Arcy Range 19 Shelter

Flowing over the top of the shelter is a small creek, which drips over the entrance at the front.

AWAT8037 LR D'Arcy Range 19 Shelter

Along the creek bed above the shelter are two sets of axe grinding grooves.

D’Arcy Range 19 Shelter - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.
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.
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.
There are about 300 recorded Aboriginal heritage sites in Wollemi National Park, with the rugged and remote environment meaning many sites are yet to be "discovered" and recorde.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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.
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