Summary: Aboriginal engraving of a fish and mundoe (both very faint) on a rock platform near the Red Hill Main Track (Red Hill Reserve)

On a rock platform near the Red Hill Main Trail (Cromer Trail) is a small Aboriginal engraving site of a single fish, and what appears to be a mundoe. Both figures are either lightly carved or weathered, but fairly detailed.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Exploring the south of Red Hill Reserve | Hiking the World · September 23, 2021 at 8:48 pm

[…] The narrow track soon re-emerges onto the Red Hill Main Trail, where there are a couple of Aboriginal engraving sites: one with a deeply-carved kangaroo, and another with a fish and mundoe. […]

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