Armorica Massis Chapter

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 CHAPTER # 184





Why ARMORICA MASSIS? And well this name seemed to us sensible and interressant because it include by its history at the same time Brittany, Pays de la Loire, Basse-Normandie, Poitou and same .......... Belgium. So, as some of our members sound stemming from these regions, we suited that the unifying name of our chapter will be the Latin term derived of words " ARMORICAN MASSIF " in the American reading to know "ARMORICA MASSIS" and that the emblem will be the bagpipe, in reference to the Celtic tradition, the set remaining faithful to the spirit of JERRY EIBERT, sapper founding American fireman of the WInd and Fire M.C:

" ............ Our job is no war, no polytrick, in ......... drank saving lives in ........ "

Here is thus the brief history of this mountain massif which we in inspired for the naming of our chapter, good reading (Wikipedia source).

The Armorican Massif is a former 6+ mountain range situated on the West by Europe, corresponding mainly in the Brittany, on the West of Normandy, on the West Pays de la Loire and in Deux Sèvres. It pulls his name of former Armorique, Gallic region situated between the Loire and the Seine. Born in the Paleozoic (former term: primary era) of the Hercynian orogeny, ithas, contrary to Massif Central, only little taken advantage of the Alpine wrinkling. It was however raised, together with the Cantabrian, during the opening of the Bay of Biscay, the retaining wall of which it is, with the Cantabrian Mountains.


The rock of Oëtre. The Armorican massif extends over 65 000 Km2, in Brittany, Pays de la Loire, western Basse-Normandie and Poitou.

Its relief in Brittany:

The chain of the Mounts of Arrée; Landes of Lanvaux then the Furrow of Brittany, in the continuity of the Black Mountains to Nantes; rivers drew of deep valley to know the Alder, the Odet, the Blavet, the Scorff, the Laïta, The aven, etc.....

Its relief in Mayenne:

The mount of Throats; the chain of Coêvrons.

Its relief in Sarthe:

The Alps Mancelles which train the oriental limit of the Armorican Massif; the Mount of the Forked Top.

Its relief in Normandy:

The Signal of Ecouves and the Rock of Oëtre in the Orne; the Mount Pinch-mark in Calvados; Mortain and its waterfalls which are the biggest western.

Its relief in Vendée and in Deux Sèvres:

The heights of Vendée in the Mount Mercury and in the Volcanic hill Toad; in Gâtine, in the den of Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux.


The name of Armorique (Ar morig: the small sea in Breton), of a Gallic latin word in Aremorica or in Armorica, is given in Antiquity classic to a wide coastal region of the Gaul, going from Pornic to the South of the estuary from the Loire to Dieppe in Pays de Caux. The authors of the end of the Republic and the beginning of Roman Empire present it as populated with Celtic tribes included within an Armorican Confederacy. After the conquest, Rome did not however resume this division in its provincial cutting (Belgium, inhabitant of Lyon, Aquitaine




Well, now you know everything and we hope that the reading was instructive. It is thus with pleasure that we shall take the glass of friendship with all those, and all those, that we shall meet we the road but while waiting for ..................... wrinkle safe.