Summary: On one of the rock platforms along the Little Moab Track is a school of (four) whales and a deity figure… the engravings are very faint and weathered and hard to make out.

Depicting a pod of whales swimming in the ocean, this rock engraving site was thought to be of mythological or ritual importance (McCarthy, 1983). The site was described as a “very old group in which parts of the whales have weathered away”, and it’s very hard to make out any of the figures.

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There is a shield inside one of the four whales, a man and four ovals or mundoes.

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Five Mile Creek Loop (Garigal NP) | Hiking the World · August 25, 2021 at 11:41 pm

[…] this ridge is an Aboriginal engraving site; it’s fairly weathered and hard to make out what the large carving […]

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