Hinterland continues to hit platinum & palladium at Ebay Property, Quebec

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    VAL-D'OR, QC, Feb. 21 /CNW/ - Hinterland Metals Inc. (TSXV:HMI) is
pleased to report the second batch of assay results from a drill program that
commenced in early December 2007 and is still underway on the Ebay property
located 35km southeast of Matagami in the Abitibi region of Quebec. Prior to
the current program Hinterland completed 14 drill holes and made an
unprecedented discovery of 1.9g/t combined platinum and palladium ("PGE") over
3.0m in hole EB06-05 (HMI Press Release November 21, 2006).
    The second batch of assays includes results from holes EB07-19 to 23.
Holes EB07-20 to 23 did not return any significant intersections. However,
Hole EB07-19 encountered two notable platinum-palladium bearing intervals as

     From m     To m     Int. m     PGE g/t     Max PGE g/t     Pt:Pd ratio
      60.2      74.0      13.8       0.13          0.38            1:1.2
     115.0     123.0       8.0       0.63          0.83            1:1.3

    The intervals also yield anomalous gold, copper and nickel values.
Hinterland is presently drilling hole EB08-36. Assay results are pending for
holes EB07-24 to EB08-36 and they will be released in batches as they are
    The analytical results stated in this press release were determined at
Laboratoire Expert Inc. ("Expert") in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec by fire assay,
DCP-MS technique. Expert is not accredited but it is independent of
Hinterland, maintains an internal quality control program and participates
annually in CANMET round-robin proficiency testing. Also, Hinterland inserts
blanks, standards and duplicates according to an independently designed and
monitored QAQC program. Mark Fekete, P.Geo is the designated "qualified
person" as defined in Section 1.2 in and for the purposes of National
Instrument 43-101 responsible for the preparation of this release.
    Investors are invited to visit the Hinterland IR Hub at
www.agoracom.com/IR/Hinterland where they can post questions and receive
answers or review messages already posted by other investors. Alternatively,
investors are able to e-mail all questions and correspondence to
HMI@agoracom.com where they can also request to be added to the investor
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    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release. This release contains forward-looking statements
reflecting the Company's objectives, estimates and expectations for its
projects. These statements are identified by the use of verbs such as
"estimate", "believe", "anticipate", "intend", "expect", "plan", "may",
"should", "will", and the negative thereof or other variations thereon or
comparable terminology. By their very nature, these types of statements
involve risk and uncertainty. Consequently, results could differ materially
from the Company's projections or expectations.

For further information:

For further information: Mark Fekete, President at Toll Free
1-877-874-8182, E-mail: info@hinterlandmetals.com, Website:

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