Burrup art not all ancient

LOCAL Aboriginals were not the only ones scribbling on rocks in the Pilbara in the 19th century. The region’s coast was also a popular hunting ground and rest stop for visiting American whalers who left their mark on rocks throughout the Dampier Archipelago.

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American whalers left rock engravings on the Burrup in the 1840's

Archaeologists from the University of Western Australia working to document Aboriginal habitation of the region with Rio Tinto and the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation unearthed some rock engravings on