Summary: Great Mackerel Shelter with Art (SWA) 3 has two partial hand stencils, on a cliff above Great Mackerel Beach

These two weathered hand stencils are very hard to make out. They are on the base of a very high overhanging cliff, above Great Mackerel Beach.

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This area has some enormous caves and overhangs, with more sites containing Aboriginal rock art.

IMG 8381 LR Great Mackerel SWA 3
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