Summary: Aboriginal engravings of five eels, two fish and a shark along the Resolute Track (West Head)

About 80m along the Resolute Track from the signposted Resolute Track Aboriginal Site are five eels, and a shark. These are right next to the track. (Stanbury & Clegg suggest an eel and some fish were destroyed by construction work on the Resolute Track; but there is no evidence of this).

Engraving ResoluteTrack Eels Resolute Track Eel engravings

All four eels are fairly distinct; only one has lines across its body.

A short distance from the eels is a tiger shark, with open mouth.

AWAT7133 LR Resolute Track Eel engravings

On the opposite side of the Resolute Track are the two fish; one appears to have been covered by soil and can’t be located. The other fish is in good condition, albeit a bit weathered.

AWAT9836 LR Resolute Track Eel engravings

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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.
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.