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, 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.
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.
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.
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