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UBAQUE, a head settlement of the district of
the corresimiento of this name, in the new king-
dom of Granada ; it was, during the Pagan-
ism of the Indians, one of the most powerful
principalities belonging to the caciques : at pre-
sent it contains 200 inhabitants and as many
Indians. In its church is venerated with parti-
cular devotion an image of our Lady painted on
canvass, and which after undergoing much injury
from time, appeared all at once miraculously re-
novated. By a rugged spot, called De Zaname,
close to the valley in which this settlement stands,
there is a stone with the impression of a human
foot, which, by the tradition of the Indians, is on
various authority that of the apostle St. Bartho-
lomew. It is seven leagues from Santa Fe.

UBARANA, Ensennada de, a bay on the
coast of the province and captainship of Seara,
in the kingdom of Brazil : it is between the
rivers Lagaribe and Riobara.

Ubarana, a point of land of this name, which
is one of those that form the afore-mentioned

L BATE, a head settlement of the district of
the corresimiento of that name, in the new king-
dom of Granada. Its climate is cold, but not to
excess, and produces in abundance the fruits pe-
culiar to such a temperature ; especially wheat,
potatoes, maize, apples and barley. In the
church is worshipped a miraculous image of
Christ on the cross, to the sanctuary of which
the people are impelled by devotion to come

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from the other provinces. It contains more than
10,000 inhabitants, and was one of the first set-
tlements of the kingdom which was converted by
the missionaries of the order of St. Francis, of
whom it was for many years a doctrinal curacy.
It is 29 miles n. n. w. of Santa Fe.

UBATUBA, a town of the province and cap-
tainship of San Vicente in Brazil; situated on
the coast on a neck of land opposite the Isle of

Ubatuba, a lake of this name, in the same
province and kingdom, by the coast, on the
shores of which the Portuguese have constructed
a fort.

UBAY, a large and copious river of Peru. It
takes its source from a lake which is formed by
the river Parapiti, or Apere, in the country and
territory of Isoso, and runs to the n. always in-
clining to the n.n.w. more than 70 leagues. It
crosses the country of the Chiquitos Indians and
the province of Los Moxos in the kingdom of
Quito, in which it enters much encreased by the
waters it has received from that of Itenes, oppo-
site the entrenchment of Santa Rosa. This river
is also called Magdalena San Miguel, and for-
merly Los Chiquitos. Its mouth is in lat. 11°
57 / s.

UBAZA, a large settlement, in the time of the
Indians, of the province and corregimvento of Ve-
lez in the new kingdom of Granada ; it was con-
quered by Gonzalo Ximenez Quesada in 1537,
but is at present entirely ruined.

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