Summary: A solitary engraving of a whale with an oblong figure at its snout. Nice views from this rock platform.

Above the Road to Nowhere trail on a large expanse of rock is a large whale, about four metres in length.

An oval or “oblong figure” is in front of its snout.

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Road to Nowhere Whale - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by 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.
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.
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.
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.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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Slippery Dip Loop (Garigal NP) | Hiking the World · August 24, 2021 at 12:01 am

[…] ahead on what is now called Road to Nowhere, which follows the ridge. Not far off the track is an Aboriginal engraving site, on a large rock platform that has sweeping views in all […]

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