Summary: The Girrakool Aboriginal site has a carving of a man located on a rock platform along the Girrakool Loop walking track.

This engraving site is signposted, and is located along the Girrakool loop track.

Girakool engraving site

There’s a single (fairly weathered) carving of a man; it is cleaned up periodically by NPWS ot make it easer to see.

Engraving of a man along the Girrakool TrackIMG 4563 LR highlighted Girrakool Man

Girrakool Man - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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Girrakool Loop Track (Brisbane Water NP) | Hiking the World · August 23, 2021 at 5:32 pm

[…] small Girrakool Aboriginal engraving site has one figure, which is fairly easy to make out (it was a very overcast day, so the photo is not […]

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