Fjordland Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : FEX

Fjordland Exploration Inc.

July 19, 2007 07:45 ET

Fjordland Starts Drilling at Woodjam Gold-Copper Project, BC

Geophysical Surveys Discover New Exploration Targets

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 19, 2007) - Fjordland Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FEX) reports that drilling has started at the Woodjam gold-copper joint venture (Fjordland 60%/Cariboo Rose 40%) property, located in south-central British Columbia, five kilometres south of Imperial Metals Corp's (TSX:III) Mount Polley mine property. Three holes are planned to test a geophysical induced polarization (IP) anomaly recently discovered by the ongoing 2007 survey program at the property.

During the current program, approximately 100 kilometres of IP and magnetic geophysical surveys have been completed at Woodjam. The surveys have uncovered a new zone 3 kilometres east of the Takom area, called the Southeast Zone, and suggests that a large intrusive/hydrothermal complex measuring approximately five kilometres by six kilometres underlies the almost 30,000 hectare Woodjam property, with at least three large IP chargeability anomalies. Two of these, the Megabuck and Takom Zones, are associated with known copper and gold mineralization while the Southeast Zone has had no previous exploration.

The geophysical survey data dramatically expands the area of interest for exploration on the Woodjam property and suggests a much greater potential for discovery than previously envisioned. Northeasterly trending geologic features have long been considered important in determining the location of large mineralizing systems in the generally northwest trending Quesnel Terrane. This recent data suggests that such a feature is present and is aligned with the known mineralized areas on the property.

The Woodjam property has had approximately 16,000 metres of drilling since 2001, most of which has been in the Megabuck zone. Exploration has demonstrated that the property is prospective for bulk-tonnage gold-copper deposits similar to other porphyry deposits in B.C.'s Quesnel Terrane. Drilling in 2004 included a hole that intersected 378 metres grading 0.81 g/t gold and 0.12% copper and another that intersected 397 metres grading 0.82 g/t gold and 0.12% copper. Drilling in 2006 included a hole with 94 metres grading 0.95 g/t gold and 0.19% copper and another hole with 92 metres grading 1.0 g/t gold and 0.22% copper.

About Fjordland Exploration Inc.

Fjordland Exploration is a mineral exploration company focused on the discovery of gold, copper and uranium deposits. The Company has a 60% interest in the 26,936 hectare Woodjam gold-copper property located in south-central British Columbia, Canada and is operator of the project; Cariboo Rose Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CRB) holds the remaining 40% interest. Fjordland also has an option to earn up to 80% in the Olympic-Rob copper-gold-uranium project located in Yukon, Canada from Commander Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CMD). Shares of Fjordland Exploration trade on the TSX Venture Exchange with the symbol "FEX". For further information visit the Company's website at www.fjordlandex.com.

Tom Schroeter, President

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