Larcis

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Arcis
Larcis
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationVic-Bilh
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Léez
Length35 km (22 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionLéezAdourAtlantic Ocean

The Arcis[1] (or Larcis with article agglutination; Occitan: Arsís) is a river in Southwestern France. It is a right tributary of the Léez, originating from the Vic-Bilh in the east of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

It joins the Léez in Lannux, in the French département of the Gers.

Name[edit]

The name is documented as Arsiis (1540), Arciis (1542), Arcis (1863).

The Arcis shares its name with a tributary of the Estéous; the name of the Arcison, a left tributary of the Layon, is related.

Main tributaries[edit]

  • (L) Lizo,
  • (L) Léès, from Saubole.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Raymond, Dictionnaire topographique du département des Basses-Pyrénées, Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1863,

Coordinates: 43°41′N 0°13′W / 43.683°N 0.217°W / 43.683; -0.217