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Fronteer Development Group Inc.

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Fronteer Development Group Inc. announce that thick intervals of copper-gold mineralization have been intersected in new widely spaced drilling at its Hoover property in the Wernecke Mountains of north-central Yukon.
These new results, combined with nine historical drill holes completed in the mid-1990’s, suggest Hoover has significant tonnage potential and may form an important deposit component in this emerging mineral district.
The most encouraging results to date have returned:
1. 0.56% copper and 0.11 grams per tonne gold over 89 metres, including 0.82% copper and 0.17 grams per tonne gold over 39 metres in HV07-22.
2. 0.86% copper and 0.22 grams per tonne gold over 16 metres in HV07-21.
“These results are an appealing start to this year’s drill program and highlight the growing similarities in styles of mineralization between this poorly understood, underexplored part of Canada and the Olympic Dam district of South Australia” says Dr. Mark O’Dea, Fronteer President and CEO.
The eight widely spaced drill holes (2,400 metres) now completed at Hoover are part of an ongoing 10,000-metre drill program. Hoover remains open for further expansion to the north and south and at depth. In addition to the copper-gold-uranium identified at Hoover, there are other new significant copper, gold and uranium occurrences throughout Fronteer’s 450-square-kilometre Wernecke land package that will be drilled in the 2007 drilling program.
The Wernecke exploration program is operated by Fronteer, and funded pro-rata by the Company (80%) and its joint venture partner Rimfire Minerals Corp (20%).
Hoover drill results returned to date are as follows:
Hole_ID, From(m), To(m), Interval(m), Cu(%), Au(g/T)
HV07-19 214.80 238.00 23.20 0.39 0.21
and 264.60 313.00 48.40 0.28 0.12
HV07-21 119.00 135.40 16.40 0.86 0.22
and 191.00 214.20 23.20 0.41 0.05
and 273.40 350.00 76.60 0.23 0.11
HV07-22 79.70 168.20 88.50 0.55 0.11
incl 119.00 155.00 39.00 0.82 0.17
HV07-23 20.70 39.10 18.40 0.08 0.01
HV07-24 55.00 67.00 12.00 0.01 0.09
HV07-25 170.00 254.00 84.00 0.12 0.08
For a map showing the distribution of new and historic drilling at Hoover, please follow the link:

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