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(Catherine’s Isle, a pleasant island on the
harbour of Sunburj, in the state of Georgia.)

(Cathehine’s Isle, a small productive island
on the s. coast of St. Domingo, 20 leagues e. of
the town of St. Domingo.)

(CATHERINE's Town, in Ontario county, New
York, lies three miles s. of the 5 . end of Seneca
ake.)

Catilina, a bay of tlie e. coast of the island of
Newfoundland, between the capes Santos and
Nuevo.

(CATO, a military township in New York state,
12 miles s. e. of lake Ontario, and about 20 s. of
Oswego fort.)

CATOA, a river of the province and country of
Las Amazonas. It rises in tlie mountains of the
Andes, runs n. and enters the Marailon on the s.
side, between the rivers Coari and Coyame.

(==CATORCE, or La Purissima Concepcion
De Alamos de Catorce
==, one of the richest mines
of New Spain, and in the intendancy of San Luis
Potosi. The real de Catorce, however, has only
been in existence since 1773, when Don Sebastian
Coronado and Don Bernarbe Antonio de Zepeda
discovered these celebrated seams, which yield an
nually the value of more than from 18 to ^20 mil
lions of francs, or from 730,460/. to 833,500/.
sterling.)

(CATTAHUNK, one of the Elizabeth isles, in
the state of Massachusetts. See Buzzard’s
Bay.)

CATUARO, a settlement of the province and go
vernment of Cumaná in the kingdom of Tierra
Firme ; situate near to and s. of the city of Ca
riaco.

CAUACUAN, a river of the province and cap
tainship of Rey in Brazil. It runs e. and enters
the Uruguay, between the rivers Ipau and Pi
ricaya.

CAUAIAMA, a small river of the province and
government of Buenos Ayres. It runs e. and en
ters the Uruguay, between the rivers Guarey and
Bracuaenda.

CAUAILLON, a settlement and parish of the
French, in their possessions in St. Domingo ; situ
ate on the coast and at the w. head, near the bay
of its name, between the settlements of Torbec and
Los Cayos.

CAUAIU, a small river of the same province
and government as the former. It runs w. and
enters the Parana, between the rivers Verde and
Yocare-mini.

Cauaiu, a bay of the same island, opposite the
Isla Vaca or Cow island.

CAUALA, a settlement of the province and cap
iainship of Espiritu Santo in Brazil ; situate > 1 . of
Villarica.

CAU-ALLERIZAS, a settlement of the pro
vince and government of Yaguarsongo in the king
dom of Quito.

CAUANA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Conchucos in Peru.

CAUASAN, San Francisco Xavier de, a
town of the province of Copala, and kingdom of
Nueva Vizcaya ; situate in the midst of the sierra
of Topia, on the coast of the S. sea, on the shore
of the river Plastin. It has a small port for lesser
vessels, which has oftentimes been invaded by
enemies. It is a curacy administered by the cler
gy, and to which two small settlements of Mexicaa
Indians are annexed.

CAUCA, a large and copious river of the pro
vince and government of Popayán, which rises
in the mountains of the government of Mariquita,
and running 160 leagues from s. to?i. in which
course it collects the ’waters of many other rivers,
it passes near the cities of Popaj'iin, Buga, Cali,
and Anserma ; from whence it is navigable until it
enters the large river of the Magdalena. It is very
narrow where it passes through the cities of Po
payan and Antioquia, and forms the letter S, tak
ing its course through rocks, which render its na
vigation very dangerous. The Indians, however,
are so dexterous in guarding their canoes from
running against the rocks by paddles, that it is
very seldom indeed that any accident occurs to
them. They call this strait Las Mamas de Cara
manta, from a city which was here of this name.
Many make this navigation for the purpose of
avoiding a round-about journey of many days, and
in a bad road through the mountains ; and it is
said that some have had the good fortune to dis
cover a route by water free from all difficulties,
and that this was actually made by the pontificate
of the bishop of Popayan, Don Diego de Mon
toy.

Cauca, a small river of the province and go
vernment of Venezuela. It runs n. and enters
the sea at the mouth of the Golfete or Little
gulf.

CAUCAQUA, a settlement of the province and
government of Venezuela ; situate near the river
Tuy, opposite the cape of Codera.

CAUCHUPIL, a river of the kingdom of Chile;
it runs to the s. s. e. and then turning s. enters the
Lebo.

CAUIAN, a settlement of the province and
captainship of Para in Brazil ; situate on the


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CATILINA, Bahía de la Costa del E de la Isla de Terranova, entre los Cabos de Santos y Nuevo.

CATOA, PJo de la Provincia y Pais de las Amazonas: nace en las montañas de los Andes, corre al N, y entra en el Marañon por la banda del S, entre los de Coari y de Coyame.

CATUARO, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Cumaná, en el Reyno de Tierra-Firme, situado cerca de la Ciudad de Cariaco al S.

CAUACUAN,Rio de la Provincia y Capitanía del Rey, en el Brasil: corre al E, y entra en la laguna grande de los Patos.

CAUAGUAN, Río] de la Provincia y Gobierno de Paraguay ; entra en el de Uruguay entre el de Ipau y el de Piricay.

CAUAIAMA, Río] pequeño de la Provincia y Gobierno de Buenos Ayres: corre al O, y entra en el Uruguay entre los de Guarey y Bracuaenda.

CAUAIU, Río] pequeño de la misma Provincia y Gobierno que el antecedente: corre al O, y entra en el Paraná, entre el río Verde y el de Yccare-mini.

CAUAILLON, Pueblo y Parroquia de los Franceses, en la parte que poseen de la Isla de Santo Domingo, situado en la Costa de la cabeza del O, cérea de la Bahía de su nombre, entre los Pueblos de Torbec y de los Cayos.

Tiene el mismo nombre una Bahía de la misma Isla enfrente de la Isla Vaca.

CAUALA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Capitanía del Espíritu Santo en el Brasil situado al N de la Vh llarica.

CAUALLERIZAS, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Yaguarsongo en el Reyno de Quito.

CAU ANA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Conchucos en el Perú.

CAUASAN, San Francisco Xavier de, Villa de la Provincia de Copala y Reyno del Nueva Vizcaya, situada entre la sierra de Topia y la Costa de la mar del S, a orilla del río Piastla, tiene un pequeño Puerto para embarcaciones menores, que ha sido imbadido varias veces por los enemigos; es Curato administrado por la Clerecía, al qual están agregados dos pueblos pequeños de Indios Mexicanos.

CAUCA, Río] grande y caudaloso de la Provincia y Gobierno de Popayan: nace en las montañas del Gobierno de Mariquita, y corriendo 160 leguas del S al N, en que recoge las aguas de otros muchos rios, pasa cerca de las Ciudades de Popayan, Buga, Cali y Anserma, desde donde es navegable, hasta que entra en el río grande de la Magdalena; entre las Ciudades de Popayan y de Antioquía pasa muy estrecho, formando una S entre peñascos que hacen muy peligrosa su navegación; pero los Indios están tan diestros en aplicar la palanca a la peña para libertar a la canoa del choque, que rara vez lo yerran: llaman a esta estrechura las Mamas de Caramanta por la Ciudad de este nombre que hubo allí: algunos hacen esta navegación por evitar algunas jornadas de muy malcamino por aquellas montañas; y se refiere que llegó con felicidad una balsa que navegaba sin nadie que la guiase, en que iba el Pontifical del Obispo de Popayan Don Diego de Montoya: su boca está en 9 gr. 52 min. de lat. bor.

Tiene el mismo nombre otro río pequeño de la Provincia y Gobierno de Venezuela, corre al N, y sale al mar en la entrada o beca del Gollete.

CAUCAGUA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Venezuela, situado cerca del río Tuy, enfrente del Cabo de Codera.

CAUCHUPIL, Río] del Reyno de Chile: corre al SSE,y torciendo su curso al S, entra en el de Lebo.

CAUIAN, Pueblo de la Provincia y Capitanía del Para en el Brasil, situado a

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(Catherine’s Isle, a pleasant island on the
harbour of Sunburj, in the state of Georgia.)

(Cathehine’s Isle, a small productive island
on the s. coast of St. Domingo, 20 leagues e. of
the town of St. Domingo.)

(CATHERINE's Town, in Ontario county, New
York, lies three miles s. of the 5 . end of Seneca
ake.)

Catilina, a bay of tlie e. coast of the island of
Newfoundland, between the capes Santos and
Nuevo.

(CATO, a military township in New York state,
12 miles s. e. of lake Ontario, and about 20 s. of
Oswego fort.)

CATOA, a river of the province and country of
Las Amazonas. It rises in tlie mountains of the
Andes, runs n. and enters the Marailon on the s.
side, between the rivers Coari and Coyame.

(==CATORCE, or La Purissima Concepcion
De Alamos de Catorce
==, one of the richest mines
of New Spain, and in the intendancy of San Luis
Potosi. The real de Catorce, however, has only
been in existence since 1773, when Don Sebastian
Coronado and Don Bernarbe Antonio de Zepeda
discovered these celebrated seams, which yield an
nually the value of more than from 18 to ^20 mil
lions of francs, or from 730,460/. to 833,500/.
sterling.)

(CATTAHUNK, one of the Elizabeth isles, in
the state of Massachusetts. See Buzzard’s
Bay.)

CATUARO, a settlement of the province and go
vernment of Cumaná in the kingdom of Tierra
Firme ; situate near to and s. of the city of Ca
riaco.

CAUACUAN, a river of the province and cap
tainship of Rey in Brazil. It runs e. and enters
the Uruguay, between the rivers Ipau and Pi
ricaya.

CAUAIAMA, a small river of the province and
government of Buenos Ayres. It runs e. and en
ters the Uruguay, between the rivers Guarey and
Bracuaenda.

CAUAILLON, a settlement and parish of the
French, in their possessions in St. Domingo ; situ
ate on the coast and at the w. head, near the bay
of its name, between the settlements of Torbec and
Los Cayos.

CAUAIU, a small river of the same province
and government as the former. It runs w. and
enters the Parana, between the rivers Verde and
Yocare-mini.

Cauaiu, a bay of the same island, opposite the
Isla Vaca or Cow island.

CAUALA, a settlement of the province and cap
iainship of Espiritu Santo in Brazil ; situate > 1 . of
Villarica.

CAU-ALLERIZAS, a settlement of the pro
vince and government of Yaguarsongo in the king
dom of Quito.

CAUANA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Conchucos in Peru.

CAUASAN, San Francisco Xavier de, a
town of the province of Copala, and kingdom of
Nueva Vizcaya ; situate in the midst of the sierra
of Topia, on the coast of the S. sea, on the shore
of the river Plastin. It has a small port for lesser
vessels, which has oftentimes been invaded by
enemies. It is a curacy administered by the cler
gy, and to which two small settlements of Mexicaa
Indians are annexed.

CAUCA, a large and copious river of the pro
vince and government of Popayán, which rises
in the mountains of the government of Mariquita,
and running 160 leagues from s. to?i. in which
course it collects the ’waters of many other rivers,
it passes near the cities of Popaj'iin, Buga, Cali,
and Anserma ; from whence it is navigable until it
enters the large river of the Magdalena. It is very
narrow where it passes through the cities of Po
payan and Antioquia, and forms the letter S, tak
ing its course through rocks, which render its na
vigation very dangerous. The Indians, however,
are so dexterous in guarding their canoes from
running against the rocks by paddles, that it is
very seldom indeed that any accident occurs to
them. They call this strait Las Mamas de Cara
manta, from a city which was here of this name.
Many make this navigation for the purpose of
avoiding a round-about journey of many days, and
in a bad road through the mountains ; and it is
said that some have had the good fortune to dis
cover a route by water free from all difficulties,
and that this was actually made by the pontificate
of the bishop of Popayan, Don Diego de Mon
toy.

Cauca, a small river of the province and go
vernment of Venezuela. It runs n. and enters
the sea at the mouth of the Golfete or Little
gulf.

CAUCAQUA, a settlement of the province and
government of Venezuela ; situate near the river
Tuy, opposite the cape of Codera.

CAUCHUPIL, a river of the kingdom of Chile;
it runs to the s. s. e. and then turning s. enters the
Lebo.

CAUIAN, a settlement of the province and
captainship of Para in Brazil ; situate on the


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