Los is a locality
situated in Ljusdal Municipality
, Gävleborg County
with 387 inhabitants in 2010.
The village is known for its 18th-century cobalt
mine, where Axel Fredrik Cronstedt
discovered the chemical element of nickel
in 1751. Today, the mine is a tourist attraction.
An 8-kilometre-wide crater on Mars
was officially named after this village in 1979. The crater
is located at 35.4°S and 76.3°W on the Martian surface.
Category:Populated places in Ljusdal Municipality