Expedition Mining Inc.
TSX VENTURE : EXU

Expedition Mining Inc.

December 19, 2011 18:22 ET

John S. Watt Appointed to the Board of Expedition Mining

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2011) - Expedition Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EXU) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of John S. Watt to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Watt is a Chartered Accountant with over 39 years of business experience, including serving as Chief Financial Officer for other Canadian public junior mining companies with exploration programs in Canada, Latin America and the United States. Mr. Watt has provided financial and tax consulting services to both public and private companies. Mr. Watt earned a B.A. from the University of Victoria with a Major in Economics in 1970.

"John's credentials, combined with his experience in an array of complex legal, financial and operational issues in multi-jurisdictional settings, will be a tremendous asset to the Company," said Ron Atlas, President of the Company.

Expedition Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EXU) is a publicly held Canadian exploration company focused on acquiring, exploring and developing gold properties located in favourable geo-political climates. The company is led by a highly skilled, experienced board and management team with significant successes in managing early stage mineral exploration companies. For additional information concerning Expedition Mining Inc. or its various exploration projects please visit Expedition's website at www.expeditionmining.com.

CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities legislation. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "can", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Expedition Mining to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to the exploration and potential development of the Brew property, the actual results of current exploration activities, conclusions of economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, future prices of gold. Although Expedition Mining has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Expedition Mining does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD:

Ronald Atlas, President & Chairman of the Board

Expedition Mining Inc.

Standard & Poor's Listed

Issued Share Capital: 56,710,318

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