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Eagle Plains Completes Geophysical Survey on Titan

Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) announces that the Corporation has completed an induced polarization (“IP”) geophysical survey on the Titan Property, located 30km west of Atlin BC. Preliminary results from the survey indicate the presence of a large, high-intensity chargeability anomaly in the vicinity of high-grade mineralization discovered in outcrop earlier this summer (see EPL NR September 11/03).

Gem Quality Aquamarines discovered at Doctor Creek

Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) is pleased to announce the discovery of gem quality aquamarines within the company’s existing Findlay claim group, approximately 45 km NW of Cranbrook. The Blue Hammer showing comprises ice-blue, light-greenish-blue, and white colour varieties of beryl that have been observed in at least 8 occurrences along the western margin of the mid-Cretaceous White Creek batholith.

Eagle Plains Reports Assay Results from Kalum Gold-Silver Project

Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) has completed fieldwork and received final assay results on the Company’s 100% owned Kalum project, located 30km northwest of Terrace, near the central coast of British Columbia. Phase One field-work consisted of property-scale geological mapping, prospecting and rock-chip, soil and stream-sediment geochemical sampling.

Eagle Plains and SpectrumGold Execute Agreement to Consolidate Galore Creek District, Eagle Plains Closes Financing

Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and SpectrumGold Inc., a 59% owned subsidiary of NovaGold Resources Inc. (TSX: NRI) have reached an agreement whereby SpectrumGold may acquire up to an 80% interest in the Copper Canyon gold-silver-copper prospect adjoining their Galore Creek Project located in northwestern British Columbia, Canada.

Eagle Plains Announces Financing

Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) announces that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement to directors and officers of the Company. Application will be filed with the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) to sell up to 2.0 million units at a price of $.15 CDN per unit. Units will consist of a non flow-through common share and warrant, exercisable at $.30 CDN for a two-year period. Maximum gross proceeds of the offer are expected to be $300,000. No finders fees or commissions will be paid.

Eagle Plains Completes Phase One Fieldwork on Kalum Gold Project

Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) has completed fieldwork on the Company’s 100% owned Kalum project located 30km northwest of Terrace, near the central coast of British Columbia. Phase One field work consisted of property-scale geological mapping and rock-chip, soil and stream-sediment geochemical sampling. Exploration activity took place over 21⁄2 months, and saw the collection of 1,221 soil samples, 343 stream-sediment samples and 377 rock samples at a total cost of $190,000.

10,000’ Drilling Program Commences on McQuesten Gold Project

Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) announces that a 10,000’ (3,000m) 20-25 hole diamond drilling program has commenced on the McQuesten Gold project, located in the Keno Hill Mining District, 40 kilometres northeast of Mayo, Yukon. Drilling is being carried out by Novagold Resources Inc. (TSE:NRI), through its subsidiary Spectrum Gold, which holds an option to earn a 70% interest in the property from owner Eagle Plains. A 2% NSR is reserved for the underlying vendor.

Eagle Plains Commences Fieldwork on Kalum Gold Project

04 June, 2003, Eagle Plains Resources has commenced fieldwork on the company's 100-per-cent-owned 489-unit (29,700-acre) Kalum project located 30 kilometres northwest of Terrace, near the central coast of British Columbia. The claims cover a number of high-grade gold occurrences related to a Cretaceous-aged granitic intrusive stock with kilometre-scale dimensions.

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