Azimut Exploration Inc.

Azimut Exploration Inc.

July 21, 2005 10:03 ET

Azimut: 6 Exploration Programs Underway in the James Bay Region

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - July 21 2005) - Azimut Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AZM) ("Azimut") announces that six gold exploration programs are currently underway on properties that are held 100% by Azimut in the James Bay region of Quebec. A minimum budget of $1,550,000 - wholly financed by Azimut's partners - has been allocated for this year's work on the properties, which total 1,822 claims and 958 km2 (see accompanying figure to press release of May 25, 2005).

Opinaca properties (A and A-East blocks, B and B-North blocks): first phase, consisting of systematic lake bottom sediment sampling and prospecting. The partner, Everton Resources Inc., is the operator (budget of $500,000).

Opinaca properties (C Block and D Block): systematic soil sampling, prospecting and helicopter-borne magnetic and electromagnetic surveys (VTEM system). The partner, Eastmain Resources Inc., is the operator (budget of $450,000).

Eastmain West Block property: systematic lake bottom sediment sampling, prospecting and till sampling (glacial sediments). The partner, Cambior Inc., is the operator (budget of $200,000).

Wabamisk property: systematic lake bottom sediment sampling, prospecting, till sampling (glacial sediments) and airborne magnetic surveys. The partner, Placer Dome (CLA) Limited, is the operator (budget of $400,000).

Azimut is a mineral exploration company utilizing cutting-edge targeting methodologies to reduce exploration risk and discover major ore deposits. The Company currently has 14.44 million issued shares.

Jean-Marc Lulin, geologist, was responsible for preparing this press release and is a qualified person according to National Instrument 43-101.

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