Drilling Underway At South Lida

Dec 02, 2010, 08:30 ET from Western Pacific Resources Corp.

VANCOUVER, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Western Pacific Resources Corp. (WRP - TSXV) is pleased to announce that drilling is underway at South Lida.

The 10-hole drill program consisting of approximately 3000 meters of drilling will test the strongest rock and soil anomalies in favorable limestone host rocks.

About South Lida

South Lida is located 35 kms SW of Goldfield, Nevada at the intersection of the Walker Lane and Goldfield Trend. South Lida mineralization is concentrated in carbonate and intrusive rocks and the strong gold and geochemical numbers are typical of large sediment-hosted deposits. Of the original 75 rock samples taken by Western Pacific, 45 contained better than 1 gram/ton gold with the highest grading 11.5 grams/ton.

http://www.westernpacificresources.com/s/SouthLida.asp

About Western Pacific

Western Pacific is a gold explorer focused on acquiring advanced-stage projects in the Western United States, and has the right combination of exploration and financial professionals to succeed in making a world class gold discovery. For more information, please visit our website at href="http://www.westernpacificresources.com/">www.westernpacificresources.com.

Qualified Person

Curt Everson, M.Sc., P.Geo., is Western Pacific's Qualified Person for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 and has prepared or supervised the preparation of the disclosure of any scientific and technical information contained in this news release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Warwick Smith, Chief Executive Officer

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Forward-Looking Statement
Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Western Pacific Resources Corp.  Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statement.

SOURCE Western Pacific Resources Corp.