By the doctrine of accretion, which applies to all land with a water boundary1, the title of the owner of the adjoining land extends to that land as added to or detracted from by accretion or diluvion2. The doctrine applies whether or not the original grant of the land is accompanied by a map showing the boundary3, or contains a parcels clause stating the specific measurement or area of the land4, and whether or not the original boundary can be identified5. Consequently, if by gradual and imperceptible accretions in the ordinary course of nature, land is added to the
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