Summary: Hand stencils and what may be a stencil of a boomerang in red ochre in a shallow overhang near the Long Trail.

At least four hand stencils in red ochre were originally recorded in 1985 in this rock shelter near the Long Trail.

AWAT0714 LR Long Trail Hand Stencils

There may also be a stencil of a boomerang, which wasn’t noted in the original site survey.

AWAT0717 LR Long Trail Hand Stencils

The shallow overhang is close to the Long Trail, and the Big Man, Small Man Aboriginal engraving site.

AWAT0690 LR Long Trail Hand Stencils
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