Azimut and Everton plan a winter drill program at Opinaca



    Symbol: AZM.TSX Venture

    LONGUEUIL, QC, Dec. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - Azimut Exploration Inc. ("Azimut")
and Everton Resources Inc. ("Everton") announce their plan for a winter 2008
drill program based on the results of exploration work conducted earlier this
year on the Opinaca A and B properties in the James Bay region of Quebec.

    2008 winter program

    Recognizing the favourable geological setting and the quality of the
mineralized targets in the vicinity of the Eleonore gold deposit for which
Goldcorp recently announced an initial gold resource of 2.8 million ounces and
a near-term target of 5 million ounces, Everton will conduct the following
winter program:

    Geophysics starting in January, which will consist of 100 line-km of
induced polarization (IP) and magnetic ground surveys:

    
    - Opinaca A - over the southern portion of the property
                  (4 km north of the Eleonore gold deposit); and
    - Opinaca B - along the Claude-Manuel corridor between Azimut's
                  Claude Target (optioned by Everton) and the Manuel
                  Showing (12.0 g/t Au over 4.6 m), which is on
                  Everton's Wildcat 5 property.

    Drilling starting in March, based on the results of the geophysical
surveys:

    - Opinaca A - Charles Target and western extension of the Smiley
                  Target; and
    - Opinaca B - Dominic Target, a newly discovered target along the
                  Claude-Manuel corridor.

    Results of the 2007 programs

    The 2007 summer and fall programs consisted of:

    - 40 line-km of IP and magnetic ground surveys;
    - 500 km of traverses;
    - the collection of nearly 2,000 rock samples;
    - trenching; and
    - 1,650 m of drilling.

    Opinaca A - Charles Target and Smiley Target

    Eight drill holes (totalling 969 m) were completed to test the extensions
of the Charles Target where surface sampling over an area of 1,300 m by 100 m
identified values up to 35.9 g/t Au, including 9 values over 10.0 g/t Au and
35 values over 1.0 g/t Au (press release of September 13, 2007). All drill
holes intersected altered metasediments containing variable amounts of
sulphide mineralization. The most recent interpretation of the Charles Target
suggests a possible extension further south. The table below summarizes the
best drill intersections:

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    Hole                From (m)   To (m)   Length (m)    Au g/t
    #
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    AC-07-01              141.0    150.0          9.0        0.8
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    including             141.0    143.0          2.0        2.7
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    AC-07-02              140.2    144.1          3.9        0.9
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
                          169.6    177.0          7.4        0.5
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
                          212.2    218.5          6.3        0.8
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    

    Three other holes were drilled at the Smiley Target. Sulphide
mineralization was intersected in each drill hole but no significant values
were obtained.

    Opinaca B - Dominic Target and Claude Target

    Gold values obtained at the Dominic Target returned 6.1 g/t Au, 4.5 g/t
Au and 1.7 g/t Au associated with pyrite in silicified and chloritized
metasedimentary rocks with quartz and pegmatite veins (press release dated
August 9, 2007). Another sample located 3 km southwest along the corridor
returned a value of 1.2 g/t Au.
    Rock sampling and trenching in the Claude Target area (for which drill
hole OP-06-07 previously returned 1.0 g/t Au over 21.5 m) yielded grab samples
with gold grades of 5.8 g/t Au and 4.3 g/t Au, and a channel sample grading
2.4 g/t Au over 0.5 m. These results were obtained from a new mineralized zone
that trends parallel to the northern edge of the main Claude Target.
    Everton has the option to earn from Azimut a 50% interest on the Opinaca
A and B properties, and may earn an additional 15% interest upon the delivery
of a bankable feasibility study. Everton is the project operator.
    Fieldwork was performed under the supervision of Marc L'Heureux, P. Geo.
and VP Exploration of Everton, who acts as Everton's Qualified Person as
defined by NI 43-101. Samples were assayed by Laboratoire Expert Inc. of
Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. This press release was prepared under the supervision
of Marc L'Heureux and reviewed by geologist Jean-Marc Lulin, Azimut's
Qualified Person.

    Azimut is a mineral exploration company using cutting-edge targeting
methodologies to discover major ore deposits.

    The TSX Venture Exchange (TSX Venture) does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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For further information:

For further information: Jean-Marc Lulin, President and Chief Executive
Officer; Normand Champigny, Executive Vice President; (450) 646-3015, Fax:
(450) 646-3045, info@azimut-exploration.com, www.azimut-exploration.com

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