This entire view would fit easily inside a single cell.
The “lake” is a crater with glass at the bottom - being an insulator, glass tends to build up charge that deflects the electron beam my microscope fires at the sample, so very little bounces back… it appears dark. The “snow” is silicon, brighter since it’s more conductive than glass. The “trees” are some sort of nanofluff that’s not supposed to be there, probably the residue of laser material that I tried to etch away.
To give you a sense of scale, if your average virus were exploring this landscape, it would lumber like a dinosaur, taller than the trees.
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