Were Held by the Jesuits, in the province and go-
vernment of Paraguay ; situate almost to the s, of
CASA-PIEDRA, Isla De, an island of the
coast and kingdom of Brazil, and province and
captainship of the Rio Janeiro, close to Cape Frio.
CASA-PIEDRA, a settlement of this province and
kingdom ; situate near the coast and upon the shore
of a river thus called.
Casa-Piedra, a river which runs s. s. e. in this
province, and joins the sea very near Cape Frio.
==CASAPOEIRA, Bahia de, or De Barreras
Bermejas==, a bay on the coast and in the captain-
ship of Marañon, arid kingdom of Brazil, between
the islands Ygirapa and Sipatuba.
CASARA, a settlement of the province and cor-
regimiento of Andahuailas in Peru ; annexed to
the curacy of Chincheros.
Casara, another settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Vilcas Huaman, also of Peru ;
annexed to the curacy of Hualla.
CASARANI, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Condesuyos de Arequipa in
CASARIDA, a settlement of the province and
government of Maracaibo ; situate on the coast, at
the mouth of the river of its name.
Casarida. This river rises near the coast, runs
n. and enters the sea.
CASAS-GRANDES, an extensive and beautiful
valley of the province of Los Apaches in Nueva
CASAUATAI, a river of the province and
country of the Amazonas : it rises from the lake of
the Gran Cocama, in 6 ° 48' s. hit. runs to the s. of
the Maraiion, and following its course towards the
n. for more than 25 leagues, runs e. to enter the
Ucayale on its e. side, and afterwards to receive
the waters of the Zapofe.
CASCABAMBA, a settlement of the province
and corregimiento of Andahuailas in Peru ; an-
nexed to the curacy of Talavera.
CASCABELES, a river of the province and
corregimiento of Pastos in the kingdom of Quito :
it rises near the ruins of the city of Simancas, and
enters the river Caqueta, where are also the ruins
of the city of Mocoa.
CASCADE, a small river of country and land
of Labrador : it runs s. between the rivers Bois and
San Francisco, and enters the sea in the strait of
CASCAJAL, a river of the province and king-
dom of Tierra Firme : it rises in the mountains of
Portovelo, and runs into the sea through the bay of
Cascajal, a settlement of the province and go-
vernment of Cartagena ; situate on the shore of the
river Cauca, in the district and jurisdiction of the
town of Mompox.
CASCAJO, ISLA DEL, an island of the coast of
the province and government of Cartagena, close to
the island of Arenas.
Cascajo, a point of the s. coast of the island of
Santo Domingo, in the French possessions : it lies
between port Nonet and port Salud.
CASCARA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Parinacochas in Peru ; annexed to
the curacy of Lampa.
CASCAS, a settlement of the province and cor-
regimiento of Caxamarca in Peru ; annexed to the
curacy of Conturnaza ; in the district of which
there is, at three leagues distance, a large piece of
hewn stone of 13 yards long and three quarters of a
yard wide on every face, particularly rough and
Cascas, a large swamp of the province and go-
vernment of San Juan de los Llanos, which is
formed from different arms of the rivers Sarare and
Apure, and communicates itself with the lake of
Arechona ; both of these lakes being near the last
river, and at the skirt of ihe paramo or mountain de-
sert of Chisgas.
CASCAY, a settlement of the province and cor-
regimiento of Paucartambo in Peru.
CASCAYUNCA, an ancient province of Peru, to
the n. e. of Cuzco, conquered by Tupac Yupanqui,
(CASCO Bay, in the district of Maine, spreads
n. w. between cape Elizabeth on the s. w. and cape
Small Point on the n. e. Within these points,
which are about 40 miles apart, are about 300 small
islands, some of which are inhabited, and nearly
all more or less cultivated. The land on these
islands, and on the opposite coast on the main, is
the best for agriculture of any on the sea-coast of
this country. Casco includes several bays. Maquoit
bay lays about 20 miles n. of cape Elizabeth. The
waters of Casco extend several arms or creeks of
salt water into the country. The waters go up
Meadow’s river, where vessels of a considerable
size are carried by the tide, and where it flows
within one mile of the waters of Kennebeck. On
the e. side of cape Elizabeth is the arm of the sea
called Stroudwater. Farther e. is Presumpscot
river, formerly called Presumpea, or Presumpkeag,
which rises in Sebago Pond. This river opens to
the waters of Casco bay on the e. of Portland ; its
extent is not great, but it has several valuable mills
upon it. Rayal’s river, called by the natives
W estecustego, falls into the bay six miles from
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