littoral land

littoral land

Land bordering an ocean,sea,or lake.Contrast riparian land, which is land bordering a river or stream.

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The littoral land owner does not get the new land and has no right to subsequent accretions at the water's new edge.
5 (citing various cases dealing with ownership of littoral land form by change in a river's course, violent weather or floods).
1, 18-25 (1894) (providing a state by state overview of littoral land owners' rights over the abutting flats and the history of the colonial approach).
Alger have interpreted ownership rights in littoral land to be subject only to public benefit).