Facility

About the facilities

About the facilities SNOLAB is located on the traditional territory of the Robinson-Huron Treaty of 1850, shared by the Indigenous people of the surrounding Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation as part of the larger Anishinabek Nation. We acknowledge those who came before us and honour those who are the caretakers of this land and the waters. […]

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Underground Facilities

SNOLAB’s underground lab is an expansion of the original SNO facility which consisted of a large cavern housing the detector and additional drift space supporting infrastructure and personnel. The entrance to the underground facility is on the 6800 ft level of Vale’s Creighton mine via 9 Shaft and SNOLAB’s underground facility is 1.8 km from […]

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Surface Facilities

SNOLAB’s surface facility supports the operation of the lab and the science experiments installed underground. To facilitate transportation of materials and people underground, the surface facility is located a few hundred metres from 9 Shaft on Vale’s Creighton Mine site. Surface elevation at the site is 309 m above sea level, and the topography is […]

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Virtual Tour

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