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Jun 09, 2009

Sandspring Resources Obtains High Grade Assay of 673g/t Gold in Rock Adjacent to Toroparu Gold-copper Resource

Sandspring Resources Ltd. (the "Corporation" or "Sandspring") (TSX-V: SSP.P) is pleased to announce the receipt of geochemical sampling assays on the Toroparu Gold--Copper Project, Upper Puruni River Area, Guyana (the "Property"). The proposed acquisition of Goldheart Investment Holdings Ltd. whose material operating subsidiary is ETK, Inc. ("ETK") and the owner and operator of certain mineral interests in Guyana including the Property is intended to constitute Sandspring's qualifying transaction (the "Qualifying Transaction") in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") and is subject to, among other things, the approval of the Exchange. For additional information relating to the Qualifying Transaction and the Property, readers are referred to the Corporation's press releases dated May 15, 2009 and May 20, 2009 available under the Corporation's profile on SEDAR.