Summary: Axe Grinding Grooves above the Corrumbine Creek Firetrail, in Brisbane Water National Park.

Near a tesellated pavement (“Mosaic Rock”) above the Corrumbine Creek Firetrail is a set of axe grinding grooves (AGGs). Some are fairly deep, and other quite shallow.

Neat the AGGs is a line of small circles in the rock; they may be natural, or circular Aboriginal engravings.

AWAT0464 LR Mosaic Rock Axe Grinding Grooves

Mosaic Rock Axe Grinding Grooves - 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.
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 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.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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.
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