York, wliicli falls into a bay at the s. side of the
island. It lies two miles to tlies. of Rockonkama
CONNESTIGUCUNE, an establisliment of
tlie English, in the county of Albany, inthew. part
and to the e. of Chenectady, or of (he river Mo
hawk, where it gives a fall from above 70 feet in
lieiglit. See Arm any.
CONNETABLE, or CoN?)ESTABr^E, a small
island of tire county of Cayenne, belonging to the
French, between the city of Cayenne and cape
CONNETABLE, anotlier small island of tire same
province, witli the addition of Petite, to distin
guish it from the former.
CONOCOTO, a settlement of the kingdom of
Quito, in the corregimimto of the district of the
Cinco Leguasde la Ciudad, in the district of which
is a rising ground called A Halo, and upon the
skirts of this are many warm-water mineral streams,
much frequented as baths for the curing of in
CONOMA, a lake of the province and country
of the Amazonas, in the Portuguese possessions.
It is formed from some waste water of the river
Madera, very near its shore, and at a small distance
from the river of Las Amazonas.
CONOME, Cape of, a point of land of the
coast of Nova Scotia, in the bay of Fundy, and in
the most interior part of the same.
CONORIBO, a river of the province and cap
ainship of Seara in Brazil. It rises near the coast,
runs n. and enters that of La Concepcion or S.
Francisco, and that of La Cruz, and then enters
CONOSTEE, a settlement of Indians of N.
Carolina ; situate on the shore of the river Eu
CONSAHATCHEE, a river of the province
and colony of Georgia. It runs s. e. and enters the
CONSATA, a settlement of the missions which
were held by the religious order of St. Augustin,
in the country of Paititi, of the province and cor
regimiento of Larecaja in Peru.
CONSETS, Point of, on the e, coast of the
island of Barbadoes, on the side of the point of
CONSOLACION, Nuestra Senora de, aset
tlement of the government of Neiba in the Nuevo
Reyno de Granada ; annexed to the curacy of the
town of La Purificacion. It is situate on the
shore of the river Pardo, is of a hot temperature,
abounding in the vegetable productions of a similar
climate, and in troublesome and venomous in
sects. It contains more than 200 house-keepers.
CONSOLACION, a point or long strip of land
called Possession, on the n. coast of the straits of
Magellan ; one of those which form Possession
bay, and where are to be seen the ruins of the fort
named Jesus, which was founded by the Admiral
Pedro de Sarin iento.
CONSTANCE, or Constancia, a small city
of the English, in the island of Barbadoes.
CONSTANTINO Perez, an island of the
river Valdivia, in tlie kingdom of Chile, opposite
the same city, with two other small islands, the
one before, the other behind it, and which, together,
form the celebrated port of this name. The pas
sage on both sides is navigable, but the channel on
the s. side being the most wide, is the course uni
formly taken by large ships and vessels, and in the
same manner the n. channel is mostly, as it is
narrower, entered by frigates and small craft.
CONTAS, Rio das, a river in the province
and captainship of Ylheos in Brazil. It rises near
the coast, runs e. and enters the sea in the Barra
or Bar of Camamu, in the river of Ylheos.
CONTAS, a town of the above province and
(CONTINENTAL Village was situated on
North river, in New York state. Before its de
struction by Sir Henry Clinton, in October 1777,
there were here barracks for 2000 men.)
CONTOOK, a settlement of the English, in
the province of Hampshire, one of the four of
New England ; situate on the shore of the river
Contook, a river of the above province. It
rises from a small lake, runs s. then turns e. and
enters the Pennycook.
CONTOY, an island of the N. sea, near the
coast of the province and government of Yucatan,
close to the cape Cotoche.
CONTRE-PASTURAGE, a river of the pro
vince and colony of Virginia. It runs n. e. and
enters the head of the river James.
CONTRERAS, a small island of the S. sea,
close to the coast of the province and government
of Veragua in the kingdom of Tierra Firme.
CONTUMAZA, a settlement of the province
and corregimiento of Caxamarca in Peru.
CONUCO, a settlement ofthe province and cor
regimiento of Ytata in the kingdom of Chile ; situate
near the coast, opposite the island of Quiriquina.
CONUENTOS, a settlement of the province and
captainship of Rey in Brazil, at the source of the