Guinness Exploration Announces Engagement of Well-Known Geological Firm for Nantawa Project

Jan 19, 2010, 09:15 ET from Guinness Exploration Inc.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Guinness Exploration Inc. ('Guinness') (OTC Bulletin Board: GNXP) is pleased to report it has appointed well-known geological consulting firm Coast Mountain Geological Alaska LLC ('Coast Mountain') to assist in the orderly advancement of its Nantawa Project, located in the Tintina Gold Belt of the Yukon, Canada.

"We are reviewing the extensive drilling data from 80 previously drilled holes, in order to establish near-term exploration targets," says President and CEO, Alastair Brown. "We're pleased to have Coast Mountain on board and they'll be working closely our with newly appointed Chief Geologist John Hiner. Once Coast Mountain has completed its review and made recommendations, we anticipate proceeding with additional exploration and drilling. We now have the people in place to deliver program-execution and operational expertise, and are aggressively moving forward with our plans for this high-potential gold and silver advanced exploration project."

The Nantawa Project is situated in the prolific Tintina Gold Belt, a 1,200 km long area extending from northern British Columbia, through the Yukon Territory and into southwest Alaska. The Tintina Gold Belt includes such world-class, multi-million ounce gold deposits as Pogo, Fort Knox, True North, and Donlin Creek.  

About Guinness Exploration

Guinness Exploration Inc. trades on the OTC-BB under the symbol GNXP. The Company was incorporated in Nevada in 2006 and incorporated its subsidiary Nantawa Resources Inc. in Yukon, Canada in 2009. In November, 2009 Guinness entered an agreement to acquire mineral claims for the Mount Nansen and the Tawa gold and silver exploration properties (collectively the 'Nantawa Project') in the Yukon and is now developing an exploration program. The claims consist of 203 full or fractional claims with a total area of 3,136.43 square hectares located in the South Central part of the Yukon, 180 km Northwest of Whitehorse and 60 km west of the Village of Carmacks. A complete independent geological report received by Guinness, dated November 27, 2009, can be viewed on Guinness' website:

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