Summary: A complex Aboriginal rock art site near the Euro Trig, which features s whale surrounded by fish, shields and a wallaby. (Also called the Basin Whale site.)

A complex site between the Basin Track and Euro Trig, the Euro Trig Whale site has 42 figures (of which 32 are mundoes).

Euro Trig Whale
Turtle Mundoes Wallaby or Kangaroo Shield Fish

Turtle

AWAT3513 LR highlighted Euro Trig Whale

Aturtle with a long pointed flipper on each side of its body. Inside the turtle is another shield or oval figure.

Mundoes

AWAT3518 LR highlighted Euro Trig Whale

Wallaby or Kangaroo

AWAT3495 LR Euro Trig Whale

A wallaby or kangaroo, with a long, pointed triangular head.

Shield

AWAT3502 LR Euro Trig Whale

One of two shields overlapping the whales body

Fish

AWAT3504 LR Euro Trig Whale

Fish overlapping whale's body

The whale (which is 7.5m in length) is the dominant figure, and is surrounded by local animals.

IMG 7603 LR Euro Trig WhaleIMG 7603 LR highlighted Euro Trig Whale

Overlapping the body of the whale are are two shields, and a large fish.

Inside the whale is a turtle, which has a long pointed flipper on each side of its body.

AWAT3513 LR Euro Trig WhaleAWAT3513 LR highlighted Euro Trig Whale

Inside the turtle is another shield or oval figure, which was missed by Campbell.

At the opposite end of the rock platform is a wallaby or kangaroo, with a long, pointed triangular head.

Along the entire length of the site is a long row of mundoes (footprints) – there are 32 in total.

AWAT3518 LR highlighted Euro Trig Whale
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Secrets of the Basin Track (West Head) | Hiking the World · August 26, 2021 at 8:55 pm

[…] of these sites (Basin Trig Whale) is quite complex, and was described and documented by W.D. Campbell in 1899: “The principal […]

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