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CASONA, a river of the province of Guayana :
it runs e. and enters the Esquivo,

CASPANA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Atacama, and of the archbishopric
of Charcas, in Peru ; annexed to the curacy of
Chiuchiu.

(CASPEAN, or Beautiful, a small lake in
Greensborough, Vermont. It has Hazen block
house on its w. side. It is a head water of La
Moille river.)

CASPIYACU, a small river of the province
and government of Mainas in the kingdom of Qui
to ; it runs from s. s. e, to n. n, w. and enters the
Yana at its sources.

(CASQUIPIBIAC, a river on the n. side of Cha
leur bay
, about a league from Black cape, n. w.
by n. in the bottom of Casquipibiac cove, at the
distance of about one league from which is the
great river of Casquipibiac. It lies about w, from
the former, and affords a small cod and salmon
fishery.)

(CASSITAH, an Indian town in the w. part of
Georgia; which, as well as the Coweta town, is
60 miles below the Horse ford, on Chattahousee
river.)

CASTA, San Pedro de, a settlement of the
province and corregimiento of Coquimbo in the
kingdom of Chile : it runs n. n. e. and enters the
Mames near the sea-coast.

(CASTAHANA, Indians of N. America, who
resemble the Dotames, except that they trade
principally Avith the Crow Indians, and that they
would most probably prefer visiting an establish
ment on the Yellow Stone river, or at its mouth on
the Missouri.)

CASTEENS, a small river of the province of
Sagadohook : it runs s. and enters the sea in the
bay of Penobscot. On its shore and at its mouth is
a settlement of Indians, where the English have a
fort and an establishment.

CASTELA, a large and navigable river of the
province and government of Moxos in the king
dom of Quito, being formed from those of the Beni
and Paravari ; it afterwards unites itself with that
oftheYtenes, and changes its name to Madera,
which joins the Maranon on the s. side, in lat. 3°
13' 18" s.

CASTELLANOS, Puerto, a port in the large
island of San Sebastian, and near the coast of Bra
zil, and province and captainship of San Vin
cente.

CASTILLA, Santo Tomas de, a settlement
of the province and government of Honduras in the
kingdom of Guatemala. Its port is good, and well
frequented with vessels.

CASTILLA DEL ORO. See Tierra Firme*

CASTILLO, a river of the province and district
of Quillota in the kingdom of Chile : it runs w
and joins the Pcrquilabquien to enter the Lon
gamilla.

Castillo, a port of the coast, in the same pro
vince and kingdom, between the former river and
the port Valparaiso.

Castillo, a settlement of the province and
government of Tucumán, in the jurisdiction of the
city of Cordova ; situate on the shores of the river
Tercero, near the mouth Avhere this enters the Sa
ladillo.

CASTILLOS Grandes, an island of the pro
vince and captainship of Rey in Brazil. It is very
near the coast, between the cape Santa Maria of
the river La Plata and the cape of Las Yncas;
the Portuguese have a fort in it.

Castillos Grandes, another island, with
the addition of Chicos, to distinguish it from the
other in the same province and kingdom, and at
a little distance from the above island.

Castillos Grandes, a point of land or ex
tremity of the island of Guadalupe, opposite those
of Deseada and of Marigalante.- It is thus called
from two castles which it has in it.

(CASTINE, the shire town of Hancock county,
district of Maine, is situate on Penobscot bay. It
was taken from the town of Penobscot, and incor
porated in Feb. 1796. It is named after a French
gentleman who resided here ISO years ago, as
also)

(Castine River, which is about 14 miles
long, is navigable lor six miles, and has several
mills at the head of it. It empties into Penobscot
bay.)

(CASTLE Island. See Crooked Island.)

(CASTLETOWN, a township in Richmond
county, Stateti island, New York, which contains
805 inhabitants, including 114 slaves; 114 of its
inhabitants are electors.)

(CASTLETON, a township and river in Rut
land
county, Vermont, 20 miles s. e. of mount In
dependence at Ticonderoga. Lake Bombazon is
chiefly in this town, and sends its waters into Cas
tleton river, which, rising in Pittsford, passes
through this town in a s. westerley course, and fails
into Pultney river in the town of Fairhaven, a little
below Colonel Lyon’s iron Avorks. Fort War
ner stands in thistoAvn. Inhabitants 805.)

(CASTOR’S River, in Newfoundland island,
empties in the harbour of St. John’s. Its size is
considerable for 15 miles from the sea.)

(Castor, Estanque del, a lake of the pro
vince and colony of Virginia, on the shore of the

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