a caelo usque ad centrum
- /ey siylow 5skwiy aed sentram/From the heavens to the center of the earth.Or more fully, Cujus est solum ejus est usque ad coelum et ad inferos. - The owner of the soil owns to the heavens and also to the lowest depths.Or, Cujus est solum est usque ad coelum, - the owner of the soil owns to the heavens.This doctrine has, however, been abrogated; the flight of airplanes and oil and gas regulations have qualified the owner's dominion not only in the heavens but in the lowest depths.See air rights
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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usque — /askwiy/ Up to; until. This is a word of exclusion, and a release of all demands usque ad a certain day does not cover a bond made on that day Usually applied to ownership of property. Applied to right to air it has been held that ownership… … Black's law dictionary
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