Summary: Large wallaby and kangaroo and a smaller macropod near Kariong Scout Camp Road.

Near the top of Scout Camp Road in Kariong is a small site with two Aboriginal engravings. The largest figure is a wallaby or kangaroo.

Montage stitch LR Scout Camp Road macropods

A smaller macropod may be a wallaby, but has no tail.

AWAT0555 LR Scout Camp Road macropods

Scout Camp Road macropods - Site Summary

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. The original inhabitants of the Maroota area were the Darug people.
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.
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.
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.
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