Summary: A series of rock ledges with 24 engravings across three sites near the Milyerra Trail

The first of three rock ledges has a waterhole near the middle, three axe grinding grroves, and 16 engravings along its length (including a fish, multiple birds, a headless kangaroo and a set of 15 ovals).

Many of these engravings (Sim Group 167, Series 6) are very hard to make out: a small engraving of a bird (there are two birds; the other is much fainter) is very clear.

A set of “fifteen small circles” look almost natural after hundreds of years of erosion from water seeping across the rock.

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A bit further on the next rock platform has a large kangaroo (Sim Group 167, Series 6), which is faint and quite hard to make out.

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Milyerra Trail – birds, fish and kangaroo - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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