StrataGold Corporation

StrataGold and Newmont Commence Drilling on Barama JV, Guyana

    Vancouver, Canada, November 29 (ots/PRNewswire) - StrataGold Corporation (SGV-TSX) is pleased to announce the commencement  of a 2000 metre (m) diamond drilling (DD) program at Monosse, Guyana. Monosse  is subject to a joint venture agreement (the "Agreement" or 'Barama JV')  (see press release dated October 3, 2005) with Newmont Overseas Exploration  Limited, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE & ASX:  NEM; TSX: NMC), in respect to StrataGold's Barama Reconnaissance Permit  ("BRP") in Guyana (see press release dated July 20, 2005).

    The Agreement provides for the exploration of properties within the  BRP, which covers over 4,500 square kilometres (km) of favorable geology in  NW Guyana, but excludes StrataGold's wholly owned Tassawini and Anaturi  properties which are located within the BRP.

    Monosse

    Monosse is comprised of 34 contiguous medium scale permits, 1 Prospecting License (PL's) and 22 small-scale mining permits covering 172  square km's located within the BRP and approximately 45 km west of  Tassawini. During the period from July to mid-November, StrataGold  constructed a forty person camp and established a detailed grid over  historical drill and trench sites in preparation for a combined 2,000 m  diamond drilling program as well as a ground geophysics induced  polarization (IP) survey.

    Monosse is an advanced gold exploration project, with an estimated US  $1.5 million dollars in historical exploration work completed during the  period from 1994 to 1999. Regional airborne magnetometer and stream  sediment geochemistry surveys were completed over the property by the BHP  World Discovery Group. Detailed stream and soil geochemistry surveys,  trenching and a 3,000 m DD program were completed by Toscana Resources Ltd.  and Champion Resources Ltd. during the same period.

    Monosse Historical Trenching Program

    Trenching was widely distributed over an area of approximately 250 m  by 800 m. The general trend of the gold mineralization strikes northwest  while the dip is steep to subvertical towards the southwest. The  mineralization identified in the trenches at Monosse are hosted in Birimian  metasediments intercalated with mafic volcanics. The gold mineralization is  structurally controlled by a major northwest trending deformation corridor  which cross-cut and deformed a large, open, gently plunging east-northeast  trending anticline.

    Highlights of Historical Trenching Results

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      TRENCH                                                                        Length (m)  Gold (g/t)
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              TR-1                                                                          32.00            2.76
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              TR-2                                                                            9.00            1.21
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              TR-4                                                                          50.00            1.28
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              TR-9                                                                          30.00            4.89
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              TR-10                                                                         85.00            1.21
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              including                                                                  44.00            1.94
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              TR-11                                                                         96.00            1.02
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              including                                                                  10.00            4.27
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    Monosse Historical DD Program

    Toscana and Champion obtained significant gold results in 22 of 23 DD  holes, with these holes widely spaced over an area of 200 m by 650 m. The  true thickness of individual gold zones is unknown at this time. It was  noted that there was a direct correlation between sulphide content and gold  grade, with pyrite rich zones associated with quartz veinlets returning  significant gold grades. The ground geophysics IP survey will include the  entire historical area drilled by Toscana in order to identify large  potential sulphide deposits. The initial 2006 2,000 m DD program will  commence with a series of due diligence holes that will twin some of these  historical holes, followed by a systematic drill program which will include  testing potential new IP targets.

    Highlights of Historical Diamond Drilling Results

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      Hole No.                                    From (m)  To (m)  Interval (m)  Gold (g/t)
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              97-1                                          26.70    40.15         13.45              2.00
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              including                                  32.15    39.15          7.00              3.38
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              and                                            59.15    70.15         11.00              1.81
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              97-2                                          30.15    42.15         12.00              1.45
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              and                                            85.15    92.15          7.00              3.77
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              97-6                                          14.60    32.00         17.40              3.11
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              including                                  22.60    30.00          7.40              4.30
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              97-7                                          32.50    35.50          3.00              1.26
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              and                                            40.50    44.50          4.00              1.74
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              and                                            60.50    79.50         19.00              2.78
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            97-8                                            4.22    17.22         13.00              1.05
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              and                                            59.60    73.60         14.00              2.13
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              97-10                                         54.00    78.00         24.00              1.42
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              including                                  54.00    62.00          8.00              2.12
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              97-15                                          1.20    16.20         15.00              1.10
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              97-17                                         60.00    74.00         14.00              3.43
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              including                                  70.00    74.00          4.00              9.49
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              and                                          137.00  150.00         13.00              1.24
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              97-18                                          0.90    18.90         18.00              1.13
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              and                                            36.00    49.00         12.10              1.28
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    Quality Control and Assurance

    Toscana and Champion's quality control and quality assurance program  was provided by an independent consultant for the duration of the project,  through the utilization of duplicates and control samples on gold samples,  submitted to Loring Laboratories Guyana Ltd. Fire assays were conducted  along with atomic absorption analysis. Samples returning greater than 1.0 g  /t gold were subjected to a second fire assay with a gravimetric finish.  Loring Lab also conducted numerous repeat check analyses. Additional duplicate, repeat and standard assays for conducted for accuracy and precision studies. Check assays were conducted by Chemex Laboratories Ltd.  in North Vancouver. The 1997 drilling results at Monosse are considered to  be of historical interest only to StrataGold. The technical information in  this news release has been prepared in accordance with Canadian regulatory  requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Yeomans is  designated as the qualified person having reviewed this information.

    About StrataGold

    StrataGold is a well-funded gold development company focused on the  systematic exploration of two advanced-stage gold projects. To obtain  detailed property location, drill-hole and trenching maps for Monosee,  please visit www.stratagold.com.

    This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but  not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work  programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential  mineral recover processes etc. Forward-looking statements address future  events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and  uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently  anticipated in such statements. StrataGold relies upon litigation  protection for forward-looking statements.

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For further information: Mr.Terry L. Tucker, President and CEO; Ms.
Vanessa Pickering, Manager, Investor Communications; StrataGold
Corporation, E-mail: info@stratagold.com, Website: www.stratagold.com



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