Greatland Gold Plc has expanded its interest around the Ernest Giles gold project in Western Australia by applying for an additional three contiguous licenses covering 775 square kilometers of the greenstone belt.
The project area now totals over 1,000 square kilometers, and covers over 120 kilometers of strike of gold prospective rocks.
Meanwhile, a 6,000-meter drilling program has started at the Ernest Giles project, the company said Oct. 11.
The reverse circulation program will follow up on previous drilling and soil sampling that identified gold, arsenic and antimony anomalies, and will look to identify targets for follow-up exploration.
Drilling is expected to take up to six weeks.