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NV man joins College

NORTH Vancouver resident Phil Nuytten was among 40 distinguished individuals recently inducted into the College of Fellows, the voting body of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

NORTH Vancouver resident Phil Nuytten was among 40 distinguished individuals recently inducted into the College of Fellows, the voting body of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

According to a written statement, the nominees were inducted into the College at the 2011 annual general meeting Nov. 3 in Ottawa, Ont.

Nuytten, a pioneer in the diving industry, is the founder of the undersea and diving technology companies Nuytco and Can-Dive. His technology has enabled divers to make safer, longer-length expeditions at full continental shelf depths. Also, his submarine rescue system Remora is a standard in almost a dozen navies worldwide.

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