Summary: A large rock platform near the Milyerra Trail, with engravings of a 40' whale and 10' kangaroo.

A large rock platform has an enormous whale with two tranverse lines across its body, measuring 40 foot in length. It was recorded by Sim (Group 167, Series 4).

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Further along the same rock platform is a large kangaroo (Sim Group 167, Series 3): a “gracefully posed animal landing on its hind feet in a leap with its head downward and inward and body parallel with the ground”.

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PATONGA Group 167 S3

The two engravings are 30m apart on an long rock platform.

Engraving MilyerraTrail Sim167 S3 S4 Milyerra Trail - whale and kangaroo
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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.
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.
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.