Summary: An Aboriginal engraving site above the Mt Ku-ring-gai Track with a giant bandicoot, echidna, three men and what may be an ancestral figure.

Above the Mt Ku-ring-gail Track, on adjacent rock platforms surrounded by scrub, is an Aboriginal engraving site. The figures include a giant bandicoot, echidna, three men and what may be an ancestral figure.

The bandicoot is over a meter in length, on the edge of a rock.

AWAT9781 LR Mt Ku-ring-gai Track engravings
AWAT9862 LR Mt Ku-ring-gai Track engravings

There is considerable detail in its long mouth, or snout.

AWAT9735 LR Mt Ku-ring-gai Track engravings

Mt Ku-ring-gai Track engravings - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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