Summary: Along the Shark Rock Ridge track is an Aboriginal engraving of a whale; the enormous figure is ten metres in length, with a goanna and whale inside the whale.

The Shark Rock Ridge walking track literally crosses this Aboriginal engraving of a whale, which has two figures inside it.

The whale is over ten metres in length, with a pair of pectoral fins and three other fins. The grooves are not deep, but you can still make out the entire outline of this enormous creature.

There’s a small mouth and two eyes.

Part of the whale appear to have been re-grooved, with some of the fins having two set sets of pecked lines.

One of the two figures inside the whale is a goanna, carved to appear as if it’s drinking from a shallow waterhole.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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