During the opening session of the National Genealogical Society Conference (NGS) Jay Verkler, CEO of FamilySearch gave a wonderful address "From the Granite Mountain to the Ends of the World." I thought you would enjoy watching the virtual tour of the Granite Mountain Vault as much as I did.
The Granite Mountain Vault - Part One
The Granite Mountain Vault - Part Two
The Granite Mountain Vault - Part Three
In 2004 a cyclone struck the island of Niue, destroying all vital records. FamilySearch had filmed the records and was able to provide a copy of the original records to the island.