VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / May 19, 2016 / Fjordland Exploration Inc. (TSXV:
FEX) has staked an additional 40,000 hectares of claims for a total of
84,809 hectares surrounding the recently announced DeBeers Canada Inc.
("DeBeers") / CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. ("CanAlaska") project in the
northwestern part of the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan.
CanAlaska announced on May 18, 2016 that it had entered into an
agreement with DeBeers Canada Inc. whereby DeBeers was granted a
multi-stage option agreement which allows DeBeers to carry out a series
of work programs to earn into the CanAlaska project by expending up to
$20.4 million. To view CanAlaska's news release of that date, please
visit the following link:
For a current map depicting CanAlaska's and Fjordland's holdings visit the following link: http://www.fjordlandex.com/galleries/westa1.html Richard C. Atkinson, President and Chief Executive Officer comments that "If
the circular magnetic anomalies observed in the area are kimberlite,
Fjordland will be well positioned in a new Canadian kimberlite field"
Fjordland is currently planning phase 1 exploration program for its claims.
CanAlaska announced on February 18, 2016 that they had staked
approximately 75 kimberlite targets in this region based on government
airborne magnetic data. Fjordland announced on March 16, 2016 the
initial acquisition, by staking, of eight claim groups.
Victor Tanaka, P.Geo., a Director of Fjordland is a non-independent
qualified person within the context of National Instrument 43-101, has
reviewed the content of this news release.
About Fjordland Exploration Inc.
Fjordland Exploration Inc. is a mineral exploration company currently
focused on diamond exploration. For further information visit
Fjordland's website at
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
"Richard C. Atkinson"
Richard C. Atkinson, P.Eng.
President & CEO
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FJORDLAND EXPLORATION INC.
Richard C. Atkinson, President and CEO
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SOURCE: Fjordland Exploration Inc.