Summary: Aboriginal Shelter with Art (SWA) near Smiths Creek, which has multiple figures drawn in charcoal

A long, shallow cave near Smiths Creek with Aboriginal cave art. A number of figures are drawn in charcoal.

AWAT9507 LR Smiths Creek cave paintings

While some of the motifs are hard to make out, they include a number of fish.

AWAT9509 LR Smiths Creek cave paintings

Smiths Creek cave paintings - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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