No one will contest that earlier occupations can shape a person's style in public life.
The site offers a high degree of natural protection, which helps to explain its early occupation.
The early occupation of the site was apparently a small seasonal camp.
After the war, many members of the battalion returned to their earlier occupations.
Few other buildings can be assigned to this early occupation with any confidence.
This means that the evidence for early occupation is often quite deeply buried.
They were looking for clues to early human occupation of that site.
Little is known about the early occupation of this site.
It was the first fossil found which showed the early human occupation of Australia.
There is, however, evidence of earlier occupation of the site.