"Dry land" should be rendered more as dryness. Earth is not the name of the planet, but God calls this dryness earth or land as "Eretz" is sometimes rendered.
God saw what He had created and that it was Tov or good, in the sense of good for what it's purpose is and pleasing, pleasant or excellent.
Mountain building was beginning as the land rose out of the seas.
© 2009 Roy Blizzard III