Headwards - definition of headwards by The Free Dictionary
headwards (ˈhɛdwədz) or
(Physical Geography) backwards beyond the original source: a river erodes headwards.
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The word Siraiki refers to the area located at Siro" which literally means headwards
However, what at first glance appears to be the largest and best-formed of these supposed meander loops is a structural feature, for the horseshoe-shaped valley just to the east of Rathjen Gap is due to a pattern of foliation that has caused strike stream valleys to converge and merge headwards