Canfranc Underground Laboratory

Local nameLaboratorio Subterráneo de Canfranc
LocationCanfranc, Spain

The Canfranc Underground Laboratory is an underground scientific facility located in the former railway Tunnel of Somport under Monte Tobazo in Canfranc. The laboratory, 850 m deep protected from cosmic radiation, is mainly devoted to study rarely occurring natural phenomena such as the interactions of neutrinos of cosmic origin or dark matter with atomic nuclei.Access to the tunnel containing the laboratory is at the Estación Internacional de Canfranc, a former international railway station in the village of Canfranc.

Tags Research Institute
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Address 19 Calle de los Arañones, Canfranc-Estación 22880, Spain

Coordinates 42°44'57.795" N -0°30'57.884" E

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