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Svalbard Global Seed Vault, entrance
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault (http://www.seedvault.no) provides a safe backup of seeds on food crops conserved by seedbanks worldwide. This picture is from the day after the opening. Photo by Dag Terje Filip Endresen

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This page allows you to do basic searches regarding the material to be stored in the Seed Vault.

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This list holds summary metadata on seed samples deposited at the SGSV for each continent. The continent name is derived from the country of collecting or source as reported by the seed depositor.

  Sgsv by continent details
 
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Continent name Oceania  
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Number of accessions 11,904  
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Number of seeds 5,594,855  
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Taxa 935  
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Genebanks 33  
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Countries 19  
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