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The Rift (sometimes called Rift Hold), the southeastern hold of Skyrim, is a temperate region northwest of the intersection between the Velothi Mountains and the Jerall Mountains. It is one of the four holds known collectively as the Old Holds. The capital city of Riften is nestled in the expansive Fall Forest, on the shores of Lake Honrich, which is drained by the Treva River and Lake Geir. The relatively mild climate allows for thriving agriculture. The historic settlement of Greenwall was located to the north, and has often served as an important military fortification.
The Rift circa 2E 582
- Songs of the Return, Volume 49 — Part of the traditional legend of Ysgramor and his Five Hundred Companions