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What are some of the best places in the world to study rocks? Ed examines rocks on a cliff.
Ed examines rocks on a cliff.
   
Chuck Said
I think you can study rocks almost everywhere. There's no shortage of rocks. So it really depends on what are your favorite places to go to and what type of rocks you want to find.

Some people like to study in rocks on the ocean floor; other people like to study rocks in mountains. Some people like to study rocks in Central Park in New York City; other people like to go to the country.

Some people are interested in studying rocks that were once sediments and deposited by water. Those rocks tell us a lot about the environment when the sediments were formed. Other people like to study rocks that were once deep in mountains but are now sticking out or exposed on the Earth's surface. These rocks can tell you how the mountains formed.