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This former military bunker in the Swiss mountains is keeping Bitcoin safe

Keys are being stored in bunkers in Switzerland that provide access to the balance on the bitcoin network Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Joon Ian Wong

Technology Reporter, Quartz

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The single-track road leading to the vault
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 The entrance to the Deltalis data center.
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The entrance to the bunker
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 The lobby of the Deltalis data center, with a man-trap on the right.
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 Entering the data center proper
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A passageway through the granite mountain.
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 An empty private suite before it’s occupied.
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 Michel Streiff of Deltalis with one of the Cold War-era military maps
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The entrance to the bunker
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