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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Little Moab Track Whale - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. The original inhabitants of the Maroota area were the Darug people.
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