Fjordland and Sumac Drill 158.5 Metres Grading 0.20% Copper and 0.01g/t Gold on Dillard Property, Southern British Columbia

Fjordland and Sumac Drill 158.5 Metres Grading 0.20% Copper and 0.01g/t Gold on 
Dillard Property, Southern British Columbia 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/13 -- Fjordland
Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FEX) is pleased to announce results
from its recently completed 6-hole, 2,600 metres (m) diamond drilling
program on its 2,592-hectare Dillard porphyry copper-gold project,
located between Merritt and Princeton in southern British Columbia. A
drill location map may be viewed at
http://www.fjordlandex.com/news/nr13-08b.pdf. The 2013 work programs
on Dillard were part of a staged, systematic exploration program,
budgeted at approximately $800,000, under a recent option agreement
with Sumac Mines Ltd., a subsidiary of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd.
(see news releases dated April 4, 2013 and May 28, 2013). 
Phase One drilling, completed in 2013, was designed to test
geophysical targets as well as possible depth extensions of
historically reported copper-gold mineralization. Numerous historic
drill holes bottomed in mineralization during Placer Dome's 1991
drilling program in the Dillard West area (then Primer South
property), where drilling intersected 207 m grading 0.25% copper.
Drilling also tested previously untested, recently discovered
high-grade copper and gold mineralization at the Dillard East
property, where surface rock sampling yielded assays up to 1.6%
copper. 
The Dillard West target, measuring approximately 1,400 m by 1,200 m,
includes coincident induced polarization (IP) chargeability and
copper and gold soil anomalies, and is open to the north and west.
Four holes totaling 1,588 m were completed; three angled drill holes
drilled along a north-south section (Line 500E), and a fourth
vertical hole drilled approximately 400 m to the west. The
southern-most hole (DI-13-03) on Line 500E intersected 201 m grading
0.11% Cu and 55 ppb Au, including two separate intervals of 17.5 m
grading 0.29% Cu and 143 ppb Au, and 21 m grading 0.20% Cu and 87 ppb
Au, hosted by Nicola Group andesitic rocks. Hole DI-13-04, located
275 m to the north, intersected a sequence of alternating andesitic
and dioritic rocks hosting copper and gold mineralization. The entire
hole (403 m) yielded 0.14% Cu and 72 ppb Au and included intervals of
293.5 m grading 0.16% Cu and 78 ppb Au, and 158 m grading 0.20% Cu
and 94 ppb Au. Hole DI-13-05, situated 600 m north of hole DI-13-04,
intersected predominantly andesitic volcanic rocks and yielded 377.1
m grading 0.11% Cu and 41 ppb Au, including 63 m grading 0.16% Cu and
45 ppb Au and 51 m grading 0.18% Cu and 64 ppb Au. Hole DI-13-06 was
a short hole, hosted by alternating andesitic and dioritic rocks and
yielded 106.5 m grading 0.11% Cu and 49 ppb Au. 
The Dillard East target, measuring approximately 2,000 m by 1,500 m,
is located approximately 3.5 kilometres east of the Dillard West
target and is open in all directions. Two drill holes totaling 1,012
m, situated approximately 1,250 m apart, targeted an IP chargeability
anomaly delineated earlier in the season. Anomalous copper +/-
molybdenum +/- gold amounts were obtained, with local 3-m
intersections grading up to 0.14% Cu, 410 ppb Au and 55.5 ppm Mo.
Drill holes DI-13-01 and DI-13-02 intersected a major fault system
containing intensely pyritized Nicola Group andesitic volcanic rocks,
with local zones of high silica flooding.  


 
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Hole Number Total Depth (m) From (m)    To (m) Interval (m)  Cu (%) Au (ppb)
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DI 13-03                533      143       344          201    0.11     55.2
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  including                      218     235.5         17.5   0.292    143.6
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DI 13-04                452       49    452(i)          403   0.136     71.6
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  including                       49     342.5        293.5   0.164     77.5
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        and                       49     207.5        158.5   0.201     93.7
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DI 13-05              382.1        5  382.1(i)        377.1   0.109     40.5
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  including                        5        68           63   0.163     44.5
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        and                     32.5      62.5           30   0.187     55.9
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        and                       92       248          156   0.135       47
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        and                       95       146           51   0.184     64.2
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        and                      296       368           72   0.103     49.1
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DI 13-06                221       41    221(i)          180   0.085       46
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        and                       44     150.5        106.5    0.11       49
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Notes: Intervals are core lengths. (i) = end of hole. Metallurgical
recoveries and net smelter returns are not considered. 
Tom Schroeter, President and CEO of Fjordland states: "We are pleased
with the results from the 2013 exploration program and look forward
to an expanded exploration program in 2014." 
Further information about the Dillard porphyry copper-gold project
and the Aspen Grove camp is available on Fjordland's website at
http://www.fjordlandex.com/dillard_property.html. 
Core samples were analyzed by Acme Analytical Laboratories Ltd., a
certified facility in Vancouver, BC. T.G. Schroeter, P.Eng./P.Geo.,
who is a qualified person within the context of National Instrument
43-101, has read and takes responsibility for this news release. 
About Fjordland Exploration Inc. 
Fjordland Exploration is a mineral exploration company focused on the
discovery of gold, copper and molybdenum deposits in British
Columbia. Fjordland currently has a portfolio of 17 properties. It
has a 100% interest in 5 properties known as "Tak" totaling 43,486 ha
situated near the Woodjam Property in the Cariboo region of central
BC. Fjordland and Serengeti Resources Inc. are (50/50) partners in
the "Milligan West" property totaling 15,736 ha, adjoining Thompson
Creek Metals Ltd's Mt. Milligan copper-gold deposits. Fjordland and
Serengeti Resources Inc. are 35%/65% partners exploring 8 precious
and base metals properties ("QUEST" Project) totaling 24,071 ha in
the Quesnel Terrane between Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine and
Thompson Creek Metals' Mt. Milligan mine. Fjordland has a 100%
interest in the "St. Mary's" property totaling 13,600 ha in the Iron
Range in southeastern BC. Fjordland has options to acquire a 100%
interest in the adjoining Dillard and Dill (collectively named
"Dillard") copper and gold properties, located north of Princeton.
Sumac Mines Ltd. has an option with Fjordland to acquire a 51%
interest in the Dillard property. Fjordland's shares trade on the TSX
Venture Exchange under the symbol "FEX". For further information
visit Fjordland's website at www.fjordlandex.com. 
About Sumac Mines Ltd. 
Sumac Mines Ltd. (Sumac) is a mineral exploration company based in
Vancouver and a subsidiary of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (SMM).
Sumac has explored many copper projects in British Columbia since the
early 1970s, resulting in the discovery of the Kutcho Creek deposit
in the northern part of the province. Sumac is currently exploring
for copper and gold in British Columbia and the Yukon. The parent
company, SMM, is an integrated non-ferrous mining, smelting, refining
and manufacturing company, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. SMM
operates the Hishikari gold mine in Japan and the Pogo gold mine in
Alaska, and has invested in many large copper mines worldwide. 
Tom Schroeter, President & CEO 
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services providers
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Contacts:
Fjordland Exploration Inc.
John Gomez
Manager, Investor Relations
604-893-8365
www.fjordlandex.com
 
 
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