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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <allimages gaicontinue="20030711_jamaica.jpg" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
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      <page pageid="1282" ns="6" title="File:20020416 vision topo.jpg" />
      <page pageid="912" ns="6" title="File:20020419 skull.jpg" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>