Summary: Aboriginal cave art in a long shelter below the Koolewong Ridge Firetrail. There over 30 ideterminate motifs ni charcoal and ochre.

Over 30 motifs have been recorded in a large shelter below the Koolewong Ridge Trail; unfortunately, the long and deep shelter has been used as a camping site, and rubbish detracts from the otherwise impressive cave.

AWAT0084 LR Koolewong Trail Shelter

The Aboriginal cave art consists of drawings in both ochre and charcoal, but while there are a large number of them they are mostly of indeterminate figures.

Koolewong Trail Shelter - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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.
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.
Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to Hiking the World, and receive notifications of new posts by email. (A hike is added every 1-2 weeks, on average.)

Join 981 other subscribers

0 Comments

Leave a Reply