Summary: The Gibberagong Track has a signposted site with an Aboriginal engraving (of a single human figure, fish ane shield) and a number of axe-sharpening grooves.

Also referred to as being on the Grosvenor Track, this signposted Aboriginal site along the Gibberagong Track near Bobbin Head has an engraving of a human figure. It’s been described as man both a “white woman in a frock”, or a “man who appears to have European-type clothes on”.

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Next to the man/woman is an indeterminate figure.

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Nearby are four very deep axe grinding grooves.

Gibberagong Track axe grinding grooves

Gibberagong Track engraving site - Site Summary

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