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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Biscuit_Wall" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page ns="0" title="Bee Buttress" missing="" />
      <page pageid="1318" ns="0" title="BEE Buttress" />
      <page pageid="868" ns="0" title="Bad Kloof" />
      <page pageid="874" ns="0" title="Bains Kloof" />
      <page pageid="1029" ns="0" title="Barrier Buttress" />
      <page pageid="1377" ns="0" title="Bat Wall" />
      <page pageid="1320" ns="0" title="Berghoff Farm" />
      <page pageid="1133" ns="0" title="Berlin Wall" />
      <page pageid="612" ns="0" title="Betty&#039;s Boulder" />
      <page pageid="777" ns="0" title="Big Groove Sector" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>