Summary: A rock platform near the Kimmerikong Trail has Aboriginal engravings whch include a row of ten fish, and a very weathered human figure.

A few Aboriginal rock engravings are located at both ends of a long rock platform in Cowan, near the Kimmerikong Trail. The most prominent is a long line of ten fish.

Most of the fish are fairly distinct, although Fish #9 (the second last fish in the series) has weathered more than the rest. Some of the fish display very obvious peck-marks.

Near the fish is a man, who is considerably more weathered and hard to see; some parts of the figure (his left foot and left arm) are no longer visible.

Above the man’s right arm is an eel (or snake).

There are two “circles” in the sandstone; one of them is almost certainly natural, while the larger one may be carved (but doesn’t display any peck marks).

At the northern end of the platform is an engraving of a single fish.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area protects over 3,000 known Aboriginal heritage sites, and many more which are yet to be recorded. This area includes the Blue Mountains National Park, Gardens of Stone, Wollemi National Park and Yengo National Park.
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