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vince and government, on the shore of the river
Masparro, between the cities of New and Old Ba
rinas.

Catalina, Santa, another settlement of the
province and government of Venezuela, on the
shore of the river Mosquitos, near where this river
enters the Orituco.

Catalina, Santa, another settlement of the
province and government of Cartagena, in the
kingdom of Tierra Firme.

Catalina, Santa, another settlement of the
province and government of La Sonora in Nueva
Espana ; situate in the country of the Sobaipuris
Indians, on the shore of a river which enters the
Gila, between the settlements of San Cosme and
San Angelo.

Catalina, Santa, another settlement of the
province and government of Tucumán, in the
jurisdiction of the city of Xuxuy, with four cha
pels of ease.

Catalina, Santa, another settlement of the
province and alcaldia mayor of Los Zoques in the
kingdom of Guatemala.

Catalina, Santa, another, of the province
and alcaldia mayor of Chiapa in the same king
dom.

Catalina, Santa, another settlement of the
island of Barbadoes, in the parish and district of S.
George.

Catalina, Santa, another settlement of the
island of Jamaica, which is a parish of the Eng
lish, situate in the s. part.

Catalina, Santa, some sierras or mountains
of the coast of Brazil, in the province and captain
ship of Rey, opposite the island of Santa Catalina,
from which they take their name.

Catalina, Santa, a cape or point of land on
the coast of the province and government of Cos
tarica
and kingdom of Guatemala, between the
port of Las Velas and the town of Nicaragua.

Catalina, Santa, a small island close to the
s. coast of the island of St. Domingo, between La
Saona and the bay of Caballo.

Catalina, Santa, another island of the coast
of Florida to the n. of Georgia.

Catalina, Santa, another island of the coast
of Georgia, between the islands Sapola and As
sabaw.

Catalina, Santa, a bay on the coast of the
straits of Magellan, between point St. Silvestre and
point St. Antonio de Padua.

Catalina, Santa, a bay of the e. coast of the
island of Newfoundland, between the Saint’s cape
and New cape.

Catalina, Santa, a river of the province and
colony of Maryland, in the county of Talbot. It
runs j. and enters the sea in the bay of Chesapeak.

Catalina, Santa, an island of the N. sea,
near the coast of Tierra Firme, opposite the Escu
do de Veraguas. It is of a good temperature, fer
tile, and abounding in cattle and fruits. It had in
it a settlement defended by two castles, called San
tiago and Santa Teresa; which, together with the
town, were destroyed by an English pirate, John
Morgan, who took the island in 1665 ; and al
though it was recovered in the same year by the
president of Panama and Colonel Don J uan Perez
de Guzman, it remained abandoned and desert.

Catalina, Santa, another small island near
the coast of Brazil. See St. Catherine.

Catalina, Santa, a small island, situate to
the s. of St. Domingo, and close to it in the front
of the settlement of Higuey.

Catalina, Santa, a valley, in which there is
also a small settlement, in the Nuevo Reyno de
Leon
; annexed to the curacy of its capital, from
whence it lies three leagues to the w. It contains
20 families in its neighbourhood, and produces
only some sorts of pulse and some goats.

Catalina, Santa, another valley of the pro
vince and corregimiento of Moquehua in Peru,
bounded by a river and by the cordillera.

Catalina, Santa, a bay on the coast of
Nova Scotia, between the port Carnero and that
of Ours or Oso.

CATAMAIU, a large and rapid river of the
province and government of Loxa in the kingdom
of Quito, also called Chira, at the part where it
enters the sea. It rises in the paramo or desert
mountain of Sabanilla ; and collecting the waters
of several smaller rivers, runs from s. to n.
until it unites itself with tlie Gonzanama, which
enters it on the s. side, in lat. S° 47' s. ; it then
turns its course to the xo. and afterwards to the
5 . w. and receives the tributary streams of the
rivers Quiros, Macara, and Pelingara ; all of
which enter it on the s. side. Being swelled with
these, it takes the name of Amotape, from the settle
ment of this name, situate on its shore. Near its
mouth this river is called Colan, and it empties it
self into the sea in the corregimiento and province
ofPiura. The countries which it laves are fertile
and beautiful, and its banks are covered with or
chards and plantations of sugar-canes of the terri
tory of Loxa. The climate here is very hot, and
in the valleys formed by this river the inhabitants
are much afflicted with the tertian fever ; its wa
ters are generally very cold and unwliolesonic.

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