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easterly on the coast of Suffolk, and the N point of Southwold-bay.

CAPE-EGMONT, Australia, in New-Zealand, on the w side of the island of Eaheinomawe: Lg. 173.30 E, Lt. 43.30 s.

CAPE-ESPENBERG, a long narrow strip of land forming the N extremity of the bay-of-Good-Hope, Kotzebue-sound, on the w coast of North America: Lg. 163.36.38 w, Lt. 66.34.56 N.-BEECHEY.

CAPE-FALSE, promontory, Africa, E of the cape-of-Good-Hope: Lg. 18.44 E, Lt. 34.16 N.

CAPE-FAREWELL, North America, the most s point of Greenland, and E point of the entrance of Davis-strait: Lg. 42.57 w, Lt. 59.42 N.

CAPE-FAREWELL, Australasia, an island of New-Zealand: Lg. 172.41 E, Lt. 40.37 s.

CAPE-FARINA, Africa, in Tunis, on the w point of the gulf-of-Tunis, 25 m N by E Tunis; the small island of Calma or Piana is 4 m E: Lg. 10.14.30 E, Lt. 37.11 N.SMYTH.

CAPE-FEAR, North America, United States, state North Carolina, where there is a dangerous shoal, called, from its form, the Frying-pan, lying at the entrance of cape-Fear river; this river is formed by 2 branches, called the Nw and NE branches, which unite above Wilmington, and the Atlantic below enters Brunswick: Lg. 78.10 w, Lt. 33.51 x.

CAFE-FERRO, OF RAS-HADEED, Africa, in Algiers, a long point projecting in a Nw direction, 40 m wNw of Bona: Lg.7.11.30 E, Lt. 37.6 N. SMYTH.

CAPE-FINISTERRE, the most w point of Spain. It was thought by the ancients to have no country beyond it, and therefore they gave it a name which signifies the land's end: Lg. 9.13.30 w, Lt. 42.56.30 N.

CAPE-FLATTERY, on the w coast of North America, so named by Cook in 1778: Lg. 124.30 w, Lt. 48.20 N.

CAPE-FORWARD, South America, in Patagonia, which projects into the central part of the strait-of-Magellan, and is the most s point of the continent of America : Lg. 77.36 w, Lt. 53.52 s.

CAPE-FRANCOIS, or LE-CAP, a city and seaport, lately the capital of the w part of Hispaniola. It stands on the N side of the island, on a cape at the edge of a large plain; and its harbour is one of the most secure and convenient in the island. Before the dreadful commotions that ensued after the French revolution, it contained 8000 free inhabitants, and 12,000 slaves; but in 1793, the negroes, supported by the mulattos, entered the town and massacred all the white people. It is 150 m NW St. Domingo: Lg. 72.18 w, Lt. 19.46 N.

CAPE-GALLO, kingdom of Greece, in Morea, department Messania, province Koroni, on the w point of the gulf-ofKoroni: Lg. 21.55 E, Lt. 36.41 N.

CAPE-GARDEFAN, GUARDAFIN, ROKET, or GARDEFUI, at the s entrance of the gulf leading to the Red-sea and Arabian-sea: Lg. 50.30 E, Lt. 11.5 N.

CAPE-GAROUPE, on the Mediterranean, France, department Bouches-du-Rhone, 2 m SSE Antibes: Lg. 7.7.40 E, Lt. 43.32.30 N.

CAPE-GATA, Spain, on the coast of Granada, consisting of an enormous rock of a singular nature and appearance, 24 m in circuit: Lg. 2.22 w, Lt. 36.43 n.

CAPE-GAVARIA, on the SE coast of Kamtschatka: Lg. 201.20.52 w, Lt. 52.21.43 N.— BEECHEY.

CAPE-GEORGE, Australasia, on the E coast of New-South-Wales, and s point of Jervis-bay: Lg. 150.56 E, Lt. 35.10 s.

CAPE-OF-GOOD-HOPE, the s extremity of the w coast of Africa, Russia, discovered by the Portuguese in 1493. It had its name from the hope entertained of finding beyond it a passage to India; which hope was fulfilled by their doubling it in 1497, and arriving at Calicut. The Dutch first visited it in 1600, and in 1650 they made a settlement,

which soon increased to an extensive terri

tory, including a great part of the country of the Hottentots; and it is frequently called The-Cape. The extremity of the cape is the w point of the entrance into False-bay: Lg. 18.23 E, Lt. 34.23 s.

CAPE-GREEN, on the E coast of NewSouth-Wales: Lg. 150.11 E, Lt. 37.16 s.

CAPE-GROSSO, kingdom of Greece, in Morea, department Messania, province Kalamata, at the E point of the gulf-ofKoroni, 8 m Nw cape-Matapa: Lg. 22.20 E, Lt. 36.28 N.

CAPE-HATTERAS, North America, United States, state North Carolina, at the s point Lg. 75.45 W,

of

Albermarle-sound: Lt. 35.15 N.

CAPE-HAWKE, Australasia, on the E coast of New-South-Wales, county Durham: Lg. 152.32 E, Lt. 32.14 s.

CAPE-HENLOPEN, North America, United States, state Delaware, at the s point of the entrance of Delaware-bay, and has a lighthouse: Lg. 75.9 w, Lt. 32.48 N.

CAPE-HENRY, North America, United States, state Virginia, at the s point of the entrance of Chesapeake-bay, 14 m ssw of cape-Charles; Lg. 76.0 w, Lt. 37.1 N.

CAPE-HORN, most southern extremity of South America, forming part of Hermiteisland, on the s coast of Terra-del-Fuego. It is lofty and full of woods, and inhabited by Indians, of whom little is known: Lg. 67.20 w, Lt. 55.56 s.

CAPE-HOWE, Australasia, at the SE point of New-South-Wales: Lg. 150.07 E, Lt. 37.30 s.

CAPE-ICY-CAPE, on the NW coast of North America, in the Polar-sea: Lg. 161.46.03 w, Lt. 70.20.01 N.-BEECHEY.

CAPE-KARYSTO, kingdom of Greece, department Eubea, at the w point of port Karysto, and s extremity of the island of Egripos: Lg. 24.23 E, Lt. 37.57 N.

CAPE-KIERI, Ionian islands, at the s point of Zant, 30 m w of cape-Kalakolo, in Greece, in Morea: Lg. 20.51 E, Lt. 37.39 N.

CAPE-KILI, kingdom of Greece, department Eubea, about the centre of the NE side of the island of Egripos, facing the island of Skyro, and distant 22 m NE: Lg. 24.9 E, Lt. 38.39 N.

CAPE-KLARENZA, kingdom of Greece, Morea, department Achaia-and-Elida, province Gastouni, 20 m sw cape-Cologria, and 26 m E Skinari, the N point of the island of Zant.

CAPE-KONELLO, kingdom of Greece, Morea, department Massania, province Arkhadia, at the s point of gulf-of-Arkhadia, 30 m SE by s cape-Katakolo, and the N point of the gulf: Lg. 21.36 E, Lt. 37.11 N.

CAPE-KRUEZENSTERN, 2 in North America:-1st, in the Polar-sea, Dolphin and Union-strait: Lg. 113.45 w, Lt. 68.20 N.— 2nd, in Behring's or Beering's-strait, at the NW point of Hotham's-inlet : Lg. 163.15 w, Lt. 67.0 N, belonging to Russia.

CAPE-LA-HOGUE, in France, department La-Manch, near which the British burnt 13 French men of war in 1692: Lg. 1.52 w, Lt. 49.45 N.

CAPE-LIPTRAP, Australasia, on the s coast of New-South-Wales, and w of Bass'strait: Lg. 145.55 E, Lt. 38.52 s.

CAPE-LISBURN, on the w coast of North America, in the Polar-sea, 849 feet high: Lg. 166.05.39 Lt. 68.52.09 N.BEECHEY.

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CAPE-LOOKOUT, North America, United States, state North-Carolina, s of cape-Hatteras, and opposite Core-sound: Lg. 76.51 w, Lt. 34.23 N.

CAPE-LOPATKA, at the s extremity of Kamtschatka, and E point of the sea-ofOkhotsk, or Lama, Russia: Lg. 156.10 E, Lt. 51.40 N.

CAPE-LOPO GONSALVES, Africa, a long and narrow peninsula on the coast of Guinea, low, flat, and covered with trees. It affords a good harbour on its N side, in the bay of Labatta, where provisions are plentiful: Lg. 8.30 E, Lt. 0.45 s.

CAPE-MALIO, or ST. ANGELO, kingdom of Greece, department Laconia, province Monemvaisia, at the SE extremity of Morea.

CAPE-MANTELO, kingdom of Greece, department Eubea, at the SE extremity of the isle of Egripos, facing the isle of Andro, whence it is separated by the strait of the passage of Bocca-Silota, 7 m wide: Lg. 24.33 E, Lt. 37.56 N.

CAPE-MARTIN, Spain, in Valencia, which separates the gulf-of-Valencia from that of Alicant: Lg. 0.36 E, Lt. 38.54 x.

CAPE-MATAPAN, kingdom of Greece, department Laconia, the most s promontory of Morea, between the gulf-of-Koroni and that of Kolokythia: Lg. 24.27 E, Lt. 36.21 N.

CAPE-MATALA, Turkey, at the s point of the island of Candia: Lg. 24.45 E, Lt. 34.55 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-MAVRO-VOUNI, kingdom of Greece, in Morea, department Laconia, province Mistra, on the w side of the gulf-of-Kolok ythia: Lg. 22.42 E, Lt. 36.43 w.-SMYTH.

CAPE-MAVERA, Africa, in Algiers, at the N point of porto-Genovesa, 6 m NNE of Bona: Lg. 7.50 E, Lt. 36.58 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-MAY, North America, United States, state New-Jersey, at the N point of the entrance of Delaware-bay: Lg. 74.54 w, Lt. 38.57 N.

CAPE-MORETON, Australasia, on the E coast of New-South-Wales, and E point of Moreton-bay: Lg. 153.24 E, Lt. 27.02 s.

CAPE-MULGRAVE, on the w coast of North America, in the Polar-sea, with high hills at the back: Lg. 163.57.41 w.— BEECHEY.

CAPE-NEGRO, Africa, on the coast of Benguela: Lg. 11.40 E, Lt. 16.15 N.

CAPE-NEWENHAM, on the w coast of North America, lofty, and forming the N point of Bristol-bay: Lg. 162.24 w, Lt. 58.42 N.

CAPE-NICHOLAS, or MOLE, a seaport and cape, North America, in the island of St. Domingo, at the Nw extremity of the island.

CAPE-NOIR, South America, on the sw coast of Terra-del-Fuego, at the entrance of the strait of Maghalaes: Lg. 73.13 w, Lt. 54.30 s.

CAPE-NON; see BOXADOR.

CAFE-NORTH, Norway, an enormous rock at the N end of the island Mageroe, noted for being deemed the most N promontory of the continent of Europe: Lg. 25.57 E, Lt. 71.12 N.

CAPE-NORTH, Australasia, island of Lahei-Nomawe, New-Zealand, in the South Pacific: Lg. 172.55 E, Lt. 34.25 s.

CAPE-ORLANDO, island on the N coast of Sicily. It is a steep rock of moderate height, on which stands a church, called the Castle, and place of interment for per

sons wrecked here, too frequent an event through sudden squalls, for which it is noted. The church is in Lg. 14.44.30 E, Lt. 38.07.46 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-ORTEGAL, a castle of Spain, on the x coast of Galicia, 30 m NNE of Ferrol: Lg. 7.54 w, Lt. 43.46 N.

CAPE-OTWAY, Australasia, on the s coast of New-South-Wales: Lg. 143.30 E, Lt. 38.52 s.

CAPE-PALMAS, Africa, on the Ivory coast of Guinea, which affords a spacious and secure harbour, where provisions may be abundantly obtained: Lg. 5.34 w, Lt. 4.26 N.

CAPE-PALOS, Spain, Murcia, 19 m E Carthagena: Lg. 0.40 w, Lt. 37.37 N.

CAPE-PARRY, 2 in North America :Ist, on the E side of the head of Baffin'sbay, s point of Whale-sound: Lg. 71.0 w, Lt. 77.5 N.-2nd, in the Polar-sea, E point of Franklin-bay: Lg. 123.30 w, Lt. 70.5 N.

CAPE-PASSARO, anciently called Pachinum, the SE point of Sicily. Off this cape, Sir George Byng, in 1735, defeated a Spanish squadron. It is rather a low point, and separated from the island by a narrow channel: Lg. 15.17 E, Lt. 36.40 N.

CAPE-PATERSON, on the s coast of NewSouth-Wales: Lg. 145.37 E, Lt. 38.36 s. CAPE-PATTEN, Australasia, on the s coast of New-South-Wales: Lg. 143.42 E, Lt. 38.49 s.

CAPE-PRINCE-OF-WALES, the most w part of North America, Beering's-strait, discovered by Cook in 1778: Lg. 167.50.10 w, Lt. 65.33.30 N.-BEECHEY.

CAPE-PSORO-MITA, kingdom of Greece, gulf-of-Lepanto, Livadia, department of Attica and Bætia, province Malandrino, at the w point of the bay-of-Salona: Lg. 22.22 E, Lt. 38.21 N.

CAPE-RAMA, on the N coast of the island of Sicily, the E extreme of the gulf-of-Castella-Mare, a long table cliff; within is a cove, where the 2 small neat towns of Favoretta and Cernisi stand, at the base of a mountain, which, from being seen far at sea, is named cape-Orsa.

CAPE-RASACULMO, on the coast of the island of Sicily, a fertile tabled promontory of moderate height, with several sand-hills at its base, and some low rocks, called Pietrodel-Raïs on the outer point stand the remains of a strong Saracenic tower, and near it a turret with a telegraph, erected by the British during their late occupation, which is in Lg. 15.31.57 E, Lt. 38.17.56 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-RAY, North America, the sy extremity of Newfoundland, and the N point of the gulf-of-St.-Lawrence: Lg. 59.20 w, Lt. 47.30 N.

CAPE-RED-HEAD, Scotland, in Forfar, the s point of Lunan-bay. Here is the ruin of a castle, almost surrounded by the sea.

CAPE-ROCA, the most western point of Portugal and of Europe. On the summit is a remarkable monastery, said to be 3000 feet above the sea; and on the E of the mountain is a summer palace, of Moorish architecture. Here is also a small vineyard, named Carcavella, yielding a peculiar grape; and the environs supply most of the fruits and vegetables used at Lisboa. This cape is called generally by the English sailors, the rock-of-Lisbon: Lg. 9.36 w, Lt. 38.42 N.

CAPE-RUGIARONI, or RAS-SABBAHRous, Africa, Algiers, 80 m ENE cape-Carbon, and 45 m w by s cape-Ferro: Lg. 6.26 E, Lt. 37.0 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-SABINE, on the NW coast of North America, in the Polar-sea: Lg. 164.35.08 w, Lt. 68.56.40 N.-BEECHEY.

CAPE-SABLE, the most s point of Nova Scotia, near which is a fine cod-fishery: Lg. 65.33 w, Lt. 43.30 N.

CAPE-ST.-AUGUSTIN, South America, Brazil, 300 m NE of Bahia: Lg. 35.40 w, Lt. 8.30 s.

CAPE-ST.-GEORGE, North America, United States, and islands nearly opposite the Appalachicola, on the E coast of Florida: Lt. of cape 29.38 N.

CAPE-ST.-LUCAR, North America, the SE end of the peninsula of California: Lg. 109.51 w, Lt. 22.23 N.

CAPE-ST.-SEBASTIAN, Africa, at the NW extremity of Madagascar: Lg. 46.25 E, Lt. 12.30 s.

CAPE-ST.-VINCENT, the sw promontory of Portugal, 25 m w by s Lagos: Lg. 9.0 w, Lt. 37.3 N.

CAPE-ST.-VITO, on the N coast of the island of Sicily, the usual land first seen when coming from the w. It is a rugged mountain, with 2 tabled points, between which there is anchorage for small vessels. it is the church of St. Vito, protected by a stout square tower: the church is in Lg. 12.45.50 E, Lt. 38.12.26 N.-SMYTH.

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CAPE-SALOMAN, Turkey, the E point of the island of Candia: Lg. 26.20 E, Lt. 35.9.30 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-SAUNDERS, Australasia, New-Zealand: Lg. 169.50 E, Lt. 46.20 s.

CAPE-SCHANK, Australasia, on the s coast of New-South-Wales: Lg. 144.53 E, Lt. 38.28 s.

CAPE-SEPPING, on the w coast of North America, Polar-sea; a sharp peak over the cape: Lg. 164.41.21 w, Lt. 67.57.20 N.BEECHEY.

CAPE-SERRAT, or RAS-AL-MUNSHIHAR, Africa, Tunis, 85 m ENE Bona, 26 m SE of

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the isle of Galita: Lg. 9.9 E, Lt. 37.13 N.SMYTH.

CAPE-SIDERA, Turkey, the NE point of the island of Candia, 8 m N by w cape-Saloman: Lg. 26.19 E, Lt. 35.18 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-SKAGEN, or SKAW, the N extremity of Denmark, from which extends into the sea a long sand-bank, called Skagenrock; the cape is the w point of the entrance into the Categat, and has a lighthouse: Lg. 10.35 E, Lt. 57.44 N.

CAPE-SKALA, Ionian-islands, the s point of Cephalonia: Lg. 20.47 E, Lt. 38.3 N.

CAPE-SKILLO, kingdom of Greece, department of Argolid and Corinth, province Nauplia, the sw point of the gulf-of-Ægina: Lg. 23.31 E, Lt. 37.27 N.

CAPE-SKINARI, Ionian-islands, the N point of Zemt, 8 m sw cape-Skala, the s point of Cephalonia: Lg. 20.43 E, Lt. 37.57 N.

CAPE-SKROPHA, kingdom of Greece, department of Acarnania-and-Etolia, province Carlalia, 2 m SE of the mouth of the Aspro, Potamos, 15 m NW by w cape-Cologvia, in the Livadia: Lg. 21.9 E, Lt. 38.18 N.

CAPE-SMOKY, Australasia, on the s coast of New-South-Wales: Lg. 153.08 E, Lt. 29.55 s.

CAPE-SMYTH, North America, Polar-sea, West-Georgia: Lg. 157 w, Lt. 70.50 N.

CAPE-SOLANDER, Australasia, on the E coast of New-South-Wales, county Cumberland, the sw point of Botany-bay: Lg. 151.10 E, Lt. 34.03 s.

CAPE-SOUTH, Australasia, New-Zealand, Stuart-Isle, s Pacific: Lg. 157.0 w, Lt. 48.0 s.

CAPE-SPADA, Turkey, the N point of the island of Candia, and w point of the gulfof-Canea, 25 m wNw cape-Melek, the E point of the gulf: Lg. 23.44 E, Lt. 35.42 N.

CAPE-SPARTEL, Africa, on the coast of Barbary, at the entrance of the strait of Gibraltar: Lg. 5.56 w, Lt. 35.42 N.

CAPE-SPARTIVENTO, a low point that forms the SE extremity of Italy: Lg. 16.40 E, Lt. 37.50 N.

CAPE-SVIATOIE-NOSSE, or HOLY-CAPE, 2 of this name in Russia:-one in Lapland, at the entrance of the Frozen-ocean into the White-sea, and the other in Siberia, between the Yana and the Indiguirka.

CAPE-TCHUKOTSKOI, Russia, Siberia, on the eastern extremity of Asia, and the sw limit of Beering-strait: Lg. 172.30 w, Lt. 64.15 N.

CAPE-THEDEUS, Asia, Russia, sea-ofKamtchatka: Lg. 179.0 E, Lt. 62.50 N.

CAPE-THOMPSON, on the w coast of North America, Polar-sea: Lg. 165.55 w, Lt. 68.07.30 N.—BEECHEY.

CAPE-THREE-POINTS, on the E coast of New-South-Wales, county Northumberland, the N point of Broken-bay: Lg. 151.23 E, Lt. 33.34 s.

CAPE-TIBURON, North America, WestIndies, the most w extremity of St. Domingo, with a town and fort, on an open road, opposite port Antonio in Jamaica. It was taken by the English and the French royalists in 1794, but retaken by the French republicans the next year: Ĺg. 74.32 w,

Lt. 18.25 N.

CAPE-TRAFALGAR, a promontory of Spain, in Andalusia, at the entrance of the strait of Gibraltar. Off this cape, in 1805, admiral lord Nelson engaged the combined fleet of France and Spain, under admiral Villeneuve, when 19 sail of the line were taken, sunk, or destroyed, without the loss of one British ship; but the noble commander fell, by a musket-ball, near the close of the engagement; it is 30 m SSE Cadiz : Lg. 6.2 w, Lt. 36.11 N.

CAPE-TURNAGAIN, Australasia, on the E side of the northern island of NewZealand: Lg. 176.56 E, Lt. 40.28 s.

CAPE-TUSIHAN, Africa, Tunis, the x point of the gulf-of-Hammanet, 13 m ENE Hammanet: Lg. 10.51, Lt. 36.27 N.

SMYTH.

CAPE-VELA, South America, on the N coast of Colombia, 160 m ENE Sta. Martha : Lg. 71.25 w, Lt. 12.30 N.

CAPE-VERD, Africa, on the coast of Senegambia, which has its name from the verdure that clothes it, consisting chiefly of palm trees; it is 145 m NW of the mouth of the Gambia: Lg. 17.31 w, Lt. 14.44 N.

CAPE-VERD-ISLANDS, Africa, islands in the Atlantic, above 300 m w of the coast of Africa, between 13 and 19 N Lt. They are said to have been known to the ancients under the name of Gorgades; but not visited by the moderns till discovered in 1446, by the Portuguese, and received their general name from their situation opposite capeVerd. They are 10 in number, lying in a semicircle, and named St. Antonio, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, St. Nicholas, Sal, Bonavista, Mayo, St. Iago, Fuego, and Brava. St. Iago is the principal.

CAPE-VIRGIN, South America, Patagonia, at the E entrance of the strait of Magalaes; so called by Magalaes, because he discovered it on the feast of St. Ursula: Lg. 67.54 w, Lt. 52.23 s.

CAPE-VISCARDO, Ionian-islands, the N point of Cephalonia: Lg. 20.31 E, Lt. 38.29 N,

CAPE-WOLLAMAI, Australasia, on the s coast of New-South-Wales, the E point of Philip's-isle: Lg. 145.43 E, Lt. 38.32 s.

CAPE-YALA, Turkey, the E end of the

island of Candia, 7 m sw of cape-Šaloman : Lg. 26.15.30 E, Lt. 35.3 N.-SMYTH.

CAPE-YORK, on the w coast of North America, near Beering-strait, with hills at the back 2596 feet high: Lg. 167.19.40 w, Lt. 65.24.10 x.— -BEECHEY.

CAPE-ZAFFARANA, on the N coast of the island of Sicily, a high conic rock, about 4 leagues E of cape-di-Gallo, the E extremity of Palermo-bay.

CAPE-ZAPHRAN, África, Tunis, gulf-ofTunis, 16 m E of cape-Carthage: Lg. 10.36 E, Lt. 36.32 N.-SMYTH.

CAPEL-CURIG, a village of Wales, county Carnarvon, 17 m SE Bangor, with a fine trout fishery, and an excellent hotel. Polling-place.

CAPITANATA, Italy, a province of Naples, bounded on the N by the gulf-of-Venice, E by Terra-di-Bari, s by Basilicata and Principato-Ultra, and w by Molise and Abruzzo. It is a level country, without trees; has a sandy soil, and a hot air; but the land near the rivers is fertile in pastures. Lucera is the capital.

CAPO-FINO, a barren rock, Italy, on the coast of the duchy of Genova, with a castle on its eastern peak. Near it is a port of the same name, 13 ESE Genova: Lg. 8.56 E, Lt. 44.20 N.

CAPO-D'ISTRIA, a town of Italy, Austria, kingdom Illyria, capital of Istria, and a bishop's see. It stands on a small island in the gulf-of-Triest, connected with the continent by a causeway, which is defended by a castle. The principal revenue consists in wine and salt. It is 8 m s Triest: Lg. 14.0 E, Lt. 45.40 N.

CAPPEL, a town of Denmark, duchy of Sleswick, on the E coast, 16 m NE Sleswick.

CAPFOQUIN, a town of Ireland, county Waterford, with the ruins of a castle; seated on the Blackwater, 13 m wNw Dungarvon, and 18 ssw Clonmel.

CAPRAJA, an island in the Mediterranean, to the NE of Corsica, 15 m in circuit. It has a town of the same name, with a good harbour, defended by a castle: Lg. 9.56 E, Lt. 43.5 N.

CAPRI, Italy, an island in the Mediterranean, at the entrance of the gulf-of-Naples, nearly opposite Sorrento. This spot is rendered famous by the residence of the emperor Augustus, and infamous by his successor Tiberius, who here spent the last 10 years of his life in luxurious debauchery. It is 4 m long by 2, with steep shores, accessible only in 2 places; and the greater part is covered with relics of ancient buildings.

CAPRI, the capital of the island of Capri, and a bishop's see, with a castle, 27 m ssw Naples. It was once a delightful place, embellished with magnificent works, which

were demolished after the death of Tiberius: Lg. 14.14 E, Lt. 40.32 N.

CAPTCHAK, Asia, Russia, the ancient name of the empire of Mongol-Tartary. This empire was consolidated by Batoukhan, grandson of Tchin-guis-khan, to whom this portion of his grand-father's conquest fell. He conquered Russia, and during Through various partitions and civil wars, two centuries it remained thus subjected. this enormous empire was divided into 5 kingdoms, viz., Cazan, Touran, Astrakhan, and Crimea: about the middle of the 16th century the kingdoms of Cazan and Astrakhan were conquered by the Russians; that of Touran, extending along the whole of the s of Siberia, shared the same fate; and the remainder of that empire was subjected to Russia under Catherine II, by the reunion of the Crimea in 1783.

CAPUA, a fortified city of Italy, Naples, in Terra-di-Lavoro, and an archbishop's see, with a citadel; seated at the foot of a mountain, on the Volturno, 20 m N Naples, and 2 m from the ancient Capua, of the ruins of which it was built. No city in Italy, excepting Rome, contains a greater number of ancient inscriptions. In 1803 it suffered much by an earthquake, and a number of cavalry were buried under the ruins of their barracks: Lg. 14.19 E, Lt. 41.7 N.

CARABAYA, ST. JUAN-DE-ORO, a town of South America, Buenos-Ayres, province Charcas, capital of district Carabaya, which contains gold and silver mines, and abounds in corn and cattle. It stands on a river that flows N to the Beni, 200 m NNW Paz.

CARACATAY, a large country of Asia, extending from the great wall of China to the country of the Monguls; bounded on the w by the Imaus, and on the E by the sea and China.

CARACCAS, or VENEZUELA, a large country of South America; bounded on the N by the Caribean-sea, E by the Atlantic, s by British-Guyana and New-Granada, and w by New-Granada. It is divided into the provinces of Cumana, Caraccas, Coro, Maracaibo, Varinas, and Guyana; the last being that part of the country of Guyana which belonged to Spain. This territory was under the government of a captaingeneral, subject to the viceroy of NewGranada. But in 1811 a spirit of revolt broke out against Ferdinand VII; the provinces assembled a general congress, styled the Confederation-of-Venezuela, and after a few sittings declared themselves independent. The congress soon afterward signed a federal constitution, nearly similar to that of the United States of America, and constituted a government, which they called the United-Provinces-of-Venezuela. They finally emancipated themselves from

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