Atlantic Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:AGB) ("Atlantic" or the "Company") is pleased to report the first assay results received from the resource definition diamond drilling program being undertaken at its Cochrane Hill Gold Project in Nova Scotia, Canada. Cochrane Hill is a key gold deposit located near the Company's Moose River Consolidated (MRC) project with gold resources of 251,000 ounces of gold in 4.5 million tonnes @ 1.8 g/t in the Indicated category and 298,000 ounces of gold in 5.6 million tonnes @ 1.6 g/t in the Inferred category, but not yet included in the MRC life of mine plan