1876 Wood Engraving Almannagja Fissure Geology Natural History Formation XGE5


This is an original 1876 black and white wood engraving of the famous Icelandic rock fissure of Almannagja. A gorgeous (no pun intended) natural phenomenon, it is the result of tectonic separation and delineates the fault line between both Eurasian and North American plates.


This 135+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - bottom right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 6 inches; 12 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: geography, valley, rift